Manchester man indicted for attempted murder of woman in Brick

BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ – The man who is alleged to have nearly killed a woman near Cherry Quay in Brick Township has been indicted on Attempted murder and related charges.

Harry Bray, 35, of Manchester, was indicted by a Grand Jury sitting in Ocean County on Wednesday, for attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an illegal purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon, related to an incident that occurred in Brick Township on January 5, 2023, resulting in serious bodily injury to a female victim.

On January 5, the Brick Township Police Department officer observed a vehicle with two flat tires in a parking lot at around 5:30 p.m. as he conducted a routine area check off Cherry Quay Road.

The officer discovered a female victim with multiple stab wounds was found on the ground near the vehicle after further examination. 

After being transported to a local hospital, the victim was initially treated for her injuries and released, but complications caused by those injuries have caused the victim to be readmitted. According to an investigation conducted by the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit, Brick Township Police Department, and Ocean County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, Bray was responsible for the victim’s injuries.

Bray was arrested without incident in Manchester Township on January 5, 2023, by detectives from the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit and Brick Township Police. He has been held there ever since his apprehension at the Ocean County Jail.

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