(Update) Man Who Attempted to Run Over a Cop in Toms River is Being Sought
Breaking News: Toms River and Lakewood Police continue to search for a suspect who allegedly attempted to run over a police officer with his vehicle early this evening. According to the Ocean County Police, Fire & EMS Facebook page, the incident occurred at Old Orchard Road West and was last seen fleeing on foot north to Whitesville Road.
The suspect, who is known to police, is described as a 24-year-old black male, 5′ 5, 165 lbs, brown eyes, braided hair and dark complexion. He was seen wearing a gray hat, gray zip up hoodie and blue jeans.
Suspect is wanted for attempted murder of a Police Officer by auto and his bail is set at $500,000.
Later this evening, police reportedly stopped a vehicle believed to be carrying the suspect, with their guns drawn, on Healthcare Way in Lakewood but it turned out to be a false alarm.