Palisades Park police release sketch of sex assault suspect

Police in Palisades Park are looking for a suspect after two women claimed to have been sexually assaulted within three days of one another.

Palisades Park police say two women were sexually assaulted in town.

Palisades Park police say two women were sexually assaulted in town. (9/16/15)

PALISADES PARK - Police in Palisades Park are looking for a suspect after two women claimed to have been sexually assaulted within three days of one another.

Last Thursday, a woman said she was knocked to the ground and groped while getting off a bus on Board Avenue and Second Street.

On Sunday, a second woman says she was attacked in a similar manner on Broad Avenue and West Edsall Boulevard.

Police believe it may have been the same man, and they have released a composite sketch from the description given by the two women.

The suspect is described as Hispanic, about 5 feet 6 inches to 5 foot 8 inches tall and approximately 30 to 35 years old.

Anyone who may recognize the suspect should contact the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office confidential TIPS Line at 201-226-5532 or the Palisades Park Police Department at 201-944-0900.

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