Hanover NJ Sex Crime ChargesHanover Township NJ police are trying to determine the identity of a man who allegedly committing a very serious sexual offense by inappropriately touching an underage female at a park in Whippany, New Jersey.

According to law enforcement, the girl was in Black Brook Park in Whippany NJ between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. when the suspect sexually assaulted her. (Whippany is a community located in Hanover Township, NJ.)

The victim’s precise age has not been released by authorities, but she may have been a minor.

Hanover Township police detectives are actively investigating the case. According to officials, the suspect is a “chubby” man between the ages of 50 and 60. New Jersey State Police recently released a sketch of the sex crime suspect.

If authorities are eventually able to identify and capture the suspect, he could be subject to criminal charges for sex crimes like sexual assault and luring.

Anyone with information about the suspect should contact Hanover Township investigators.

For further information about this case, check out the NJ.com article, “Cops Search for Suspect Who May Have Inappropriately Touched Child in Park.”