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Pregnant Woman Victim of Attempted Carjacking in Ocean County

site of attempted carjacking
Rt. 571 (Ridgeway Rd.) at Renaissance Dr. (Google Maps)

A pregnant woman was almost carjacked in Ocean County last week, and police are seeking your help to find the suspect.

The incident occurred Thursday, July 11 shortly before 11 p.m. at the intersection of Rt. 571 (Ridgeway Rd.) and Renaissance Drive in Manchester.

Toms River Patch reports the victim was a 23-year-old Toms River woman about seven months pregnant, and that the suspect attempted to grab her and pull her from her car. She was able to fight him off and drive away.

Police tell Point News the victim suffered injuries to her neck and hands, and was treated and released from the hospital.

Manchester Police have released a sketch of the suspect, believed to be a white male, unshaven, with a tattoo.

carjacking suspect
Manchester Police

If you have any information regarding this incident or the suspect, you are urged to call them at 732-657-6111.

(Townsquare Media’s Ilya Hemlin contributed to this report.)

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