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Rahway Police Seeks Assistance in Sexual Assault of Minor Incident Investigation

Union County

By: Najla Alexander

Authorities from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit are requesting assistance from the public in the investigation of a sexual assault that occurred at the Walter E. Ulrich Memorial Pool, located in Rahway River Park, on Saturday, July 22, 2023.

According to officials, the victim, a juvenile female, reported that, at some point after 3 p.m., she was approached by a stranger in the pool and assaulted.

Officials said the suspect is described as a middle-aged, bald, white male who is approximately 5’5” – 5’6” tall and somewhat heavyset, with either blue or green eyes and wearing only swim trunks at the time.

This is an active investigation, and anyone with information about this matter is being urged to contact the Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit Sergeant Annie Coll at (908) 347-2474 or Detective Jessica Tattoli at (908) 341-5418, officials say.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously by phone at 908-654-TIPS (8477) or online at