Police are searching for two men and a woman who were caught on camera attacking and stabbing a driver during a road rage incident in Ocean County, New Jersey.
The victim, a 39-year-old man from Toms River, told police he was driving with his family on Route 88 and Jack Martin Boulevard in Point Pleasant towards Brick Township on August 5.
As he was driving another man in a dark-colored Acura with tinted windows and a New York registration began yelling at him and his family while driving aggressively, according to investigators. The victim told police this continued until both vehicles reached the intersection of Route 88 and Barb Lane.
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The driver of the Acura then got out of his vehicle and approached the victim’s car, police said. The victim also got out of his car and the two men began fighting on the side of the road. During the fight, another man and a woman then got out of the Acura and began attacking the victim as well, police said. One of the three suspects also stabbed the victim with a small knife during the brawl, according to investigators.
A witness recorded the end of the fight as the suspects punched the man, threw him to the ground and then ran away. The three suspects then went back into the Acura and left the area on Jack Martin Boulevard towards Route 70, according to investigators.
The victim was taken to the Ocean Medical Center where he was treated for lacerations to his head and elbow and later released.
Police continue to investigate the incident. If you have any information on the suspects, please call Detective Timothy McCarthy in the Brick Township Police Detective Bureau at 732-262-1169. You can also contact the Brick Township Police directly at 732-262-1100.