Man Charged with Sexual Assaulting Woman on NJ Train
A 45-year-old Voorhees man was arrested and charged yesterday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on the PATCO High Speedline according to a statement released by officials.
The investigation into this matter began when a 22-year-old woman, whose identity is not being released, reported she was assaulted by an unknown assailant while riding the Speedline.
Charles Arcano, 45, is alleged to have sexually assaulted the woman as they rode the train between Philadelphia and New Jersey stops. The assault, captured on video, occurred in the early morning hours of January 27, 2019.
Mr. Arcano was charged with first-degree Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Aggravated Sexual Contact and Criminal Restraint on February 5, 2018.
Arcano was arrested by the Delaware River Port Authority in South Philadelphia and is awaiting extradition to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a pretrial detention hearing. At this hearing, the court may order he be detained or release under Criminal Justice Reform.
The investigation into this matter is ongoing and anyone with additional information can contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Tanner Ogilvie at (856) 650-6398 or DRPA Corporal Joseph Ebling at (856) 969-7884.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.