Man charged with sexual assault of woman in NJ home

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Man charged with sexual assault of woman in NJ home. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on June 17, 2017.

Burlington County officials say a man has been charged with breaking into a Pemberton Township residence and sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint.

Lawrence Pippins, 26, was arrested Friday night after a search warrant was served at his residence.

Police say Pippins gained entry into a residence on Ursinus Court in the University Park apartments through a window at approximately 2:45 a.m. on June 15.

He allegedly sexually assaulted the victim at gunpoint and robbed her of money before leaving the residence.

He was charged with aggravated sexual assault, robbery, burglary, and certain persons not to have a weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, criminal restraint, and terroristic threats.

He is being held at the Burlington County jail, pending a hearing scheduled for Tuesday in Superior Court.

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