Pedestrian Attacked After Refusing To Give Up His Cell Phone

Incident happened at Lake Barnegat Drive near Ernest Drive at 10 p.m. Sunday night, police chief says

Lacey police are looking for two white males and a white female believed to have been involved in an assault on a Lanoka Harbor man who refused to hand over his cell phone, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.

Alex Edgeworth, 22, was walking on Lake Barnegat Drive near Ernest Drive at 10 p.m. on Sunday when a small white truck with three occupants pulled over. One occupant asked Edgeworth if he could use his iPhone 4, the chief said.

When Edgeworth said no, one man sprayed him with an eye irritant, got out of the truck, knocked him to the ground and stole the phone, Paprota said.

All three of the truck occupants are described as being in their twenties. The subject who assaulted Edgeworth had short brown hair and a "scruffy" beard, the chief said.

Detective Robert Surtees is investigating.
Joey Joe June 25, 2013 at 06:24 AM
Wonder how the heavy hand knew he had an "I"Phone 4?
Vee June 25, 2013 at 09:12 AM
Hope your right Stephanie 👍if your are...good going tell the police! I would
JAKE2 June 25, 2013 at 09:36 AM
Addicts. I'm sure they are ??? Lacey keep working on busting the dealers. It's so necessary !
JAKE2 June 25, 2013 at 09:37 AM
Some big dealers were already caught. Keep going ! ( :
Chris L June 25, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Where do u guys get drugs from? There are ALOT of people in lacey who are just ass hats. Thats why you need to carry a knife.
Jessie June 25, 2013 at 03:04 PM
hey steph were you there? because if not than shut up and get a life everything that happens you have to blame on Jamie now is it gonna be me because im sticking up for my sister who is clean?
Stephanie Minichini June 26, 2013 at 07:40 AM
Hey jessie ur sister is the furthest thing from clean. Lmao she shoots up over a bundle a day!. & I don't know for sure if it was them but the police should look into it because their complete low lives & would do something like that!.
JAKE2 June 26, 2013 at 08:13 AM
It just sounded drug related. If it is drug related hopefully they will get the help they need. !!! But they gotta want it !!! It's a road that's gonna get rougher and rougher. Get off it now !!! Sometimes kids. Adult s make mistakes. Learn from it !!!! People will judge you for what your doing now !!!
Linny July 02, 2013 at 08:55 AM
If you know that Jessies sister is far from clean then why dont you tell police and let them investigate her.. you may be doing her a big favor and saving her life from bad herion or whatever.. you all talk the talk but never walk to the walk and do something about this.. talk is cheap.. wake up out there and start getting these kids off this horrible stuff that is killing our youth..


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