Alleged Serial Rapist Caught

Man charged in 2 sex assault cases at the Jersey Shore

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    Hiten Patel of Egg Harbor Township was arrested and charged in connection with two sexual assault cases on Friday. Patel allegedly dressed as a police officer to sexually assault a 21-year-old woman. NBC10's Ted Greenberg reports. (Published Friday, Aug 3, 2012)

    A New Jersey man is arrested and charged in two sexual assault cases at the Jersey Shore. Police in Atlantic City arrested Hiten Patel, of Egg Harbor Township.

    Investigators tell NBC10 Patel threatened his alleged victims with a handgun and drove them to secluded locations in the areas. One woman says she was assaulted in the Pathmark Shopping in Ventnor.

    Patel is charged with one sexual assault and one attempted assault.

    Police believe he also may be responsible for other armed attacks in Atlantic City over the past month.