Barnegat Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at
approximately 8:45am today at a Route 9 residence near the intersection of Old Main Shore Road..
resident of the house heard a loud noise and confronted two male subjects who
had broken into his garage and were in the process of stealing
property. One of the subjects shoved the homeowner to the ground and ran
to a dark blue SUV. Both subjects then fled the area in the SUV, police said.
The victim described the subject who shoved him to the ground as a
white male in his 20s, about 6 feet tall with a slim build and short
brown hair. He was wearing a navy blue sweatshirt and light-colored
pants. Unfortunately, the victim could not offer a good description of
the other subject, police said..
The composite sketch of the described subject was prepared by Officer McDowell of the Toms River Police Department.
Anyone with information concerning this robbery or the identity of the
person represented in the sketch is asked to contact the Barnegat Police
Department at 609-698-5000.