Hanover Township NJ police officers arrested a New Providence man accused of committing a sex crime when he forced a woman to engage in prostitution.
The suspect is a 41-year-old man who lives in New Providence in Union County, NJ. According to authorities, the suspect engaged in human trafficking in Hanover Township by forcing a 31-year-old woman to have sex with men for money. Afterwards, the suspect would reportedly threaten the victim unless she gave him the cash.
Hanover Township cops arrested the suspect at a local hotel after responding to a report of domestic violence. The victim reportedly told officers that the suspect violently assaulted her when she refused to engage in sexual acts for money.
The suspect was arrested and charged with several crimes, including human trafficking, promoting prostitution, aggravated assault, criminal restraint, false imprisonment, terroristic threats, and drug distribution.
For more information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “Man Accused of Forcing Woman into Prostitution.”