On Friday, August 29th at approximately 7:45 pm the victim, a 39 year old female, was walking home on New Bridge Rd after getting dropped off by the bus. The victim was walking west on the south side of New Bridge Rd across from Memorial Park.
The victim observed a small sedan, light in color, possibly a Toyota or Honda, which was traveling west on New Bridge Rd, drive past her and pull over. Two males exited the vehicle. One of the males crossed the street to the victim’s side of the road and was walking directly towards her. She was suspicious of the male as he walked past her. At that time, he turned around and assaulted her by striking the victim in the back of the head causing her to lose her balance and fall into the roadway. The actor then fled east on New Bridge Rd. The victim noticed a second male that exited the vehicle standing on the north side of New Bridge Rd who also fled into Memorial Park after the assault.
Actor #1 is described as a Hispanic male, 18-22 years old, approximate height 5’10”, approximate weight 180 pounds, wearing a red t-shirt, khaki shorts, white and black sneakers. A composite sketch was created from the victim’s description by Detective Kevin Doheny.
Actor #2 is described as a light skinned Hispanic male, thin build, approximately 18-24 yrs old, wearing a green jersey, #9 on back and having a pony tail. (this male was across the street)
Actor #3 is described as a light skinned male, possibly Hispanic, wearing dark clothing. This male was the driver of the vehicle. This male fled in the vehicle traveling westbound on New Bridge Rd after the assault.
Anyone with information is urged to please contact Bergenfield Police Department at 201-387-4000