Lacey police are looking for one of four males suspected of assaulting and robbing a man behind the Spirits Unlimited liquor store on Tuesday night, Police Chief David A. Paprota said.
A warrant for the arrest of Jacob Barney, 21, Spruce Street, Forked River, has been issued in connection with the incident that happened around 10:30 p.m. on April 8, behind the store in the Town Square Plaza at Lacey Road and Route 9, the chief said.
Officers Andrew Slota, Dimitri Tsarnas, George Resetar, Michael Verwey, and Sergeant Ronald Buxton respond to a call that the victim was bleeding badly and needed medical attention, Paprota said.
Joseph J. Caputo IV, 24, Forked River, was transported to Community Medical Center in Toms River for treatment of injuries suffered during the assault and robbery, the chief said.
The four assailants were reported to have fled the scene on foot, but three were later located and arrested, he said.
Police arrested Anthony O. Baisi, 20, 1618 Ewart Rd., Forked River; Shawn C. Kaliske, 22, 15 Hastings Road Forked River, and a 17-year-old male juvenile from Forked River, Paprota said.A warrant with bail set at $75,000 for 2nd degree robbery has been issued for Jacob Barney, who has yet to be located, the chief said.