UPDATE: Woman Stabbed and Robbed in Brick; Police Seek Information on Suspect

[UPDATE to story reported last night on our News Alerts] At approximately 10:00 p.m., Brick Twp. Police Officers responded to an armed robbery in the area of 150 Brick Boulevard. A wounded female was located in her vehicle to the rear of the building.

Brick Police say the victim had puncture wounds on her right side, several lacerations on her hand and a contusion on her head. The victim stated that after she entered her vehicle, a male subject, who appeared intoxicated, pulled her out of her vehicle and put a knife to her throat. The suspect then stabbed the victim her in the side and cut her. He demanded the contents of her pocket book, which included an undetermined amount of cash, medication, and jewelry.

Officers surrounded the immediate area to search for the suspect. Assisting in the search was the Brick Township Police Detective Bureau, Brick Police K-9 unit, the Lakewood and Toms River Police Departments, and the NJ State Police Aviation Unit. The search continued until 3:00 a.m. with negative results.

The Brick Police EMS Unit and MONOC Paramedics transported the victim to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where she is listed in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6′ 00 tall, having a full beard, wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. Suspect fled towards the area of Lions Head Office Park on foot.

Anyone with information regarding the armed robbery is asked to contact Det. Robert Shepherd at (732) 262-1112 or Det. Thomas Cooney at (732) 262-4708. [TLS]

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