NEWARK, NJ — A 43-year-old man allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman, New Jersey officials said
Hajkim Samuel, who knows the victim, allegedly forced his way into the victim's home on April 9 and repeatedly sexually assaulted the woman at knife point, officials with the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office said. He's accused of forcing the woman to travel to a Middlesex County hotel where he continued to sexually assault the woman.
She escaped and called 911.
Detectives found Samuel the next day at a family member's home in Newark, officials said. He was hiding under a bed.
Police arrested Samuel on charges of 1st degree Kidnapping, 1st degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, and 3rd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose.