Police: Sex assault suspect in Burlington had victim's credit card in wallet

BURLINGTON, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Police say a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Burlington, New Jersey had the victim's credit card in his wallet when he was arrested.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old John Lewis of Browns Mills.

Police were called to East Union Street around 2:43 a.m. Sunday for a report of a woman screaming for help.

Once they arrived, officers say they found a woman who said she had just been violently attacked.

The victim, a Burlington resident, said she did not know her attacker and was walking home from a friend's house.

Police say video surveillance and tips from residents helped catch Lewis.
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