Rideshare driver attacked and carjacked in Jersey Shore town on Christmas eve

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ABSECON, NJ – Just after 5:00 PM on December 24, 2021 officers responded to the Absecon Marketplace for a report of a carjacking.

The victim provided a rideshare service to two occupants, described as a B/M and B/F in dark clothing with face coverings, both in their 20’s. The victim was repeatedly punched then tased with a stun gun. He was able to flee from the vehicle with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two accused occupants made their getaway with the victim’s vehicle traveling west on U.S. Route 30 (White Horse Pike).

The incident is under investigation by the APD – Criminal Investigation Division. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667. Report anonymously with Crime Stoppers at 1-200-658-TIPS (8477) or text TIPCOP plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).

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