Police: Boy, 13, 'terrorized' women in Blackwood

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March 3, 2014 2:51:40 PM PST
Police say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested for 'terrorizing' women at an apartment complex in Blackwood, New Jersey.

Officers had been looking for a suspect in a series of assaults at the Autumn Ridge Apartments since December, even releasing a composite sketch of a suspect.

The break in the case came on Sunday afternoon after a resident called to say she saw someone who matched the description of the suspect.

Officers responded, caught up with the suspect and took him in to custody.

They found that he was a 13-year-old who goes to school in Camden.

The teen was charged for the following five incidents:

-January 31, 2014 at 6:37 PM- Suspect approached woman, shows her a condom, as she walks away suspect grabs her buttocks, woman screams and suspect runs away.

-February 18, 2014 at 6:35 PM - Suspect approaches a woman who is clearing snow off her car, grabs her buttocks and attempts to kiss her, woman screams and suspect runs away.

-February 18, 2014 at 6:40 PM - Suspect approaches another woman walking, grabs her buttocks and attempts to kiss her, woman screams and suspect runs away.

-February 20, 2014 at 6:05 PM ? Suspect approached a woman going to her apartment, grabs her buttocks, she yells at him and suspect flees.

-Unknown date in December 2013, after seeing Gloucester Township Police Community Crime Alert, woman reported that a male approached her and rubbed her shoulders in an inappropriate way, she yelled at him and he fled.

The teen was charged with 2nd Degree Attempted Sexual Assault, 4th degree Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, Lewdness, and Harassment for each of the incidents.

The teen was remanded to the Camden County Juvenile Detention Center.


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