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Public’s help sought with identifying possible witness to criminal sexual contact case in Princeton


PRINCETON – The Princeton Police Department is seeking the public’s help with identifying a possible witness in a criminal sexual contact case that occurred in a parking lot on Franklin Avenue across from Harris Road, according to police through a Nixle alert.

The incident occurred at approximately 9:20 a.m. on June 2, according to police.

A 17-year-old female victim was entering her vehicle when a suspect approached her from behind and allegedly grabbed her left leg in an apparent attempt to grab her buttocks, according to police.

The victim described the suspect as a Hispanic male, possibly in his mid-30’s, five feet, five inches tall with a medium build, wearing a white baseball hat, a grey short sleeve shirt and a blue surgical mask, police said.

During the incident, a black minivan, possibly a Dodge Caravan, was traveling east on Franklin Avenue towards Moore Street. Police believe the driver may have witnessed the incident, police said.

Police are asking the driver of the possible black minivan or anyone who may know who was driving the minivan, to contact the Princeton Police at 609-921-2100.

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