ALERT: Man Wanted for Sexual Assault in Newark’s Branch Brook Park

State Police Detective Sergeant Dennis Cappello, of the Forensic Photography and Composite Artist Unit, is assisting the Essex County Sheriff’s Department with a sexual assault investigation.

Police say Sunday, August 26, the suspect pictured in the composite sketch sexually assaulted a female victim in Brach Brook Park in Newark.

DSG Cappello created a sketch of the suspect with assistance from the victim.

The suspect is described as a light-skinned Hispanic male in his early 20’s, approximately 5’6” and 150 pounds.

Anyone with information asked to contact Detective Albert Pensamiento of the Essex County Criminal Investigations Unit at 973-621-4111 or 973-274-5411.

Anonymous tips are welcome.