Ocean City Police Department Would like Your Help in Finding a Suspect

Ocean City Police Department Would like Your Help in Finding a Suspect

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DATE: September 25, 2017                                             CASE:   17-33953

INCIDENT:  Aggravated Assault

DATE/TIME OCCURRED:    September 23, 2017    7:20pm

LOCATION:  900 block Haven Avenue

DETAILS

On September 23, 2017, at approximately 7:20pm, an aggravated assault occurred in the 900 block Haven Avenue. The Victims stated they were riding their bicycles northbound on Haven Avenue from the 1000 block and entering the 900 block of Haven Avenue.  At the intersection of 10th St. and Haven Avenue they encountered a white van that did not completely stop at the stop sign.  This intersection is a four way stop that requires all vehicles and bicyclist to stop before proceeding.  The van then followed the Victims into the 900 block of Haven Avenue and a verbal confrontation was started by the driver of the van.  The van driver then exited his vehicle and assaulted both Victims.  The driver then returned to his vehicle.  The van was last seen turning west on 9th Street and then into the 800 block of Bay Avenue. During the incident the van driver stated he had his ten year old son in the van.

At this time the Ocean City Police Department is asking for your help in locating the van and driver. The driver is described as; White male, tan skin, possible tattoos on his arm, approximate age late 40’s.  The vehicle is a white newer model box work van with unknown registration.  Photos of the suspect vehicle are attached to this press release.

Anyone with information about the incident or with knowledge about who the van owner is should contact the Ocean City Police Department at (609)399-9111.

 

OFFICER PREPARING PRESS RELEASE:

Capt. Steven K. Ang #236   Public Information Officer