Supermarket assault leads to multi-agency police search before suspect caught


KEYPORT, NJ – A man who was being sought by police on Tuesday is now in custody after a manhunt that involved multiple agencies. Earlier in the day police were notified of an assault at the local Stop & Shop supermarket that lead police later to the Shore Lands Cemetery.

Police issued a warning to residents to stay out of the cemetery.

“Please stay out of the area of Shore Lands Cemetery. We are looking for a white male wearing a red hat in his 51years old gray /white hair armed with a knife,” police reported.

Later there were multiple police agencies searching in the area of Airport Plaza in the woods.

“There are multiple K-9 units and the state police helicopter searching. There have been no confirm sights of the suspect as of now,” police said.

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Later in the day, the man was arrested. Police have not released any further information.