Man charged in Jersey City sexual assault

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On June 27,  members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Olumuyiwa Olumodeji, 35, of Bloomfield, after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 24-year-old woman at a party on Manila Avenue in Jersey City on June 23.

Olumodeji has been charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault, a crime in the first degree, and Sexual Assault, a crime of the second degree.

He was also charged with Aggravated Assault a second-degree crime, for allegedly attempting to cause serious bodily injury to a man at the party who attempted to stop Olumodeji from leaving the scene.

Olumodeji was arrested at the Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City without incident.

Prosecutor Esther Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Jersey City Police Department for the investigation and arrest.

The above charges are merely accusations. Olumodeji is presumed innocent until proven guilty.