Police seeking Newark man charged with sexually assaulting children

The Newark resident fled from a residence in the South War of Newark after the August assault, police say

Authorities in Newark are seeking the public’s help as they try to find a man charged with sexually assaulting children last summer.

Fredrick Ferguson, 35, of Newark, has been sought since Aug. 28, when police say he sexually assaulted children in a residence in the city’s South Ward, officials said.

Ferguson is 5-feet, 10-inches tall, weighs about 170 pounds and has a burn scar on one of his forearms, police said. He speaks with a Jamaican accent at times and frequents the Branch Brook Park area and shelters in Newark and in New York City.

There is a warrant out for his arrest.

Jeff Goldman may be reached at jeff_goldman@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @JeffSGoldman. Find NJ.com on Facebook.

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Source:: New Jersey Real-Time News


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