Police in Gloucester Township NJ are looking into a violent theft incident at a local Chick-Fil-A restaurant that left the victim with physical injuries.
The theft went down around 3:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Chick-Fil-A on Cross Keys Road in Gloucester Township, NJ. The victim parked her car in the Chick-Fil-A parking lot and walked toward the restaurant a man told her that she had dropped her purse. As the woman turned around to look for her purse, she saw the suspect pick it up and run towards a gold Toyota Siena. The suspect allegedly got into the mini-van and drove off. While leaving the parking lot, the suspect reportedly slammed into the victim.
The victim is a 20-year-old woman from Sicklerville, New Jersey. She suffered minor injuries due to being hit by the suspect’s car. She was treated at the scene and then transported to a local hospital.
Gloucester Township law enforcement is attempting to figure out the identity of the suspect. He is described as a white man in his early 20s who was wearing a white t-shirt and blue shorts.
If investigators can eventually determine the suspect’s identity, he would probably be charged with multiple crimes, including theft of movable property, aggravated assault, and leaving the scene of an accident.
The Gloucester Township Police Department is asking for the public’s help with the investigation. Anyone who has information about the suspect should call Gloucester Township NJ detectives at 856-228-4500.
For more information about this case, read the NJ.com article, “Driver Hit Woman after Taking Her Money, Police Say.”