PATERSON, NJ - A 39-year-old woman was sexually assaulted and robbed on the 100 block of Pearl Street at about 2:30 am on Saturday, police said.

The woman had driven to the street where she was attacked by the suspect, police said. The victim was able to escape during the assault and ran away, prompting the suspect to flee the scene, police said.

Authorities are asking that anyone who have have seen anything related to the attack to call the Major Crimes Unit at 973-321-1120.