ELIZABETH/UNION, NJ - Police are investigating a report of a possible sexual attack on a girl at a Union County park Tuesday evening.
According to a law enforcement source, police were called to the Phil Rizzuto County Park at the intersection of North and Morris Avenues at approximately 5:30 p.m. for a report of a missing 10-year old female.
According to the source, during the police search of the area, a man reported to police that he heard a girl yelling near the river bank. Police located the 10-year old girl without pants. The man who reported hearing the girl was detained as a person of interest.
No additional details are currently available. The investigation is ongoing by the Elizabeth Police Department and the Union County Prosecutor’s Office. Additional information will be published as it becomes available.