EAST ORANGE - Police in East Orange are looking for a suspect in connection to a series of violent bus stop robberies.

Authorities say three women waiting for buses between Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and William Street, and North Munn and Prospect streets were targeted.

The victims described the suspect as an African American man, about 6 feet tall and a thin build. They say the man allegedly tried to force the women into a secluded area.

All of the victims escaped unharmed.