New Jersey News
Police arrest man in woman's abduction
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (WABC) -- A man was arrested and charged with abducting a 20-year-old woman at gunpoint and attempting to sexually assault.
It happened at 6:10 a.m. on Rutgers Street, near Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick.
Several witnesses called 911 to say that they saw the suspect grab the woman and force her into a van before driving away.
24-year-old Porfirio Nunez-Mosquea of North Brunswick was charged with kidnapping, robbery, attempted aggravated sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, criminal restraint, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.
While police searched for the victim, she called police shortly after 7 a.m. and told authorities the suspect had released her.
Investigators determined that Nunez-Mosquea brandished a handgun, drove the woman to an apartment on Jersey Avenue and attempted to sexually assault her.
The woman also was robbed during the incident.
Nunez-Mosquea was arrested at his residence in North Brunswick at 11:30 a.m. and was charged at about 7 p.m.
Bail was set at $500,000 for Nunez-Mosquea, who must post the full amount before he can be released from custody.
Get Eyewitness News Delivered
new jersey, abduction, sexual assault, new brunswick, new jersey news
- Rare spring snow coats cars, slicks roads 4 min ago
- AccuWeather: Sharply Colder
- Live: Eyewitness News on 7online streamed live!
- DISH Network signs on for WATCH ABC app
- Sketch released of suspect in East Village sex assault 57 min ago
- Boston police destroy 2 backpacks at marathon site
- Photos: Boston Marathon: One year later
- Teen clerk beaten in Astoria deli robbery; $30,000 stolen
- 3 dead, 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster
- Camera catches Bronx home invaders using victim's card
- College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT
- Driver arrested after teens get drunk, trash party bus
- Photos: Teenagers trash party bus
- Photos: Adorable meerkats befriend photographer
- Rare spring snow coats cars, slicks roads
4 min ago
- Sketch released of suspect in East Village...
57 min ago
Eyewitness News Links
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos