Prosecutor’s office releases sketch of rapist who forced woman off the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park trail

A sketch of the rapist. Source: New Jersey State Police.

The Middlesex County Prosecutor has released a sketch of the armed man who forced a woman off of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park Trail and sexually assaulted her near the border of South Brunswick and Plainsboro last week.

A woman was walking on the canal path between 4:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sept. 28 when the man approached her. He was carrying a weapon. He forced her off the trail and took her to another location, where he raped her.

Police said the suspect is believed to be a Latino male, is about 5’5” to 5’6” tall, and was wearing dark-colored clothing and a dark baseball cap.  

The investigation is ongoing. If you recognize the man from the sketch or have other information or surveillance footage of the area, is contact Detective Sue Kowalski of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at (732) 745-3287, Detective Patrick Miller of the Plainsboro Police Department at (609)799-2333, or Detective Dominick Delucia of the South Brunswick Police Department at (732)329-4646. Tips can also be submitted to