BRICK – Police in Brick are continuing to investigate an alleged attack on a teenager in the township.
Jersey Shore Online first learned of the incident through a tip sent through Facebook messenger.
The alleged attack happened Wednesday night near the Police Athletic League (PAL) building on Drum Point Road. The 16-year-old teen was riding his bike through the trail at the time of the incident.
Brick Township Police Sergeant Jim Kelly told Jersey Shore Online that the teen reported being attacked by a 6 foot black male with a muscular build. Kelly added that the boy told authorities he was wearing dark pants and a sweatshirt.
Kelly said “the teen said the attack was unprovoked and told police he sustained “superficial cuts” to his arms during the altercation, from an “unknown weapon.”
The teen managed to break away by kicking the suspect in the face.
The juvenile refused treatment after EMTs were called to the scene.
Police officers canvassed the area for the suspect and evidence of the attack with no results at this time.
Patrols have been stepped up as a precaution.
If you have any information that could help the probe, call Brick Police at 732-262-1100.