HIGHLAND PARK — Local authorities and the Middlesex county Prosecutor's office are looking for a man who they say severely beat and sexually assaulted a woman.

According to MyCentralJersey.com, the incident was first reported on Sunday night and the woman was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital for treatment.

The police said the man is described as being a black, in his early to mid 20s. They said he is approximately 5 feet and 7 inches, with a medium build and short hair. At the time of the attack, he was wearing a red T-shirt, black jacket and grey sweatpants, according to the victim's description.

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