Altercation In The Park Leads To Cut Fingers & Charges

Natalie Lees (Photo courtesy Ocean County Jail)

LACEY TOWNSHIP – A fight between two women in Gille Park leads to an assault and subsequent arrest.

Lacey Township Police said they were called to the park around 10:41 on Monday, December 2 for a reported assault.

Police said officers met with an 18 year-old Bayville female who reported that she was involved in an altercation with another female. 

During the confrontation, the second female identified as 19-year-old Natalie Lees of Toms River, cut the fingers of the caller with a knife prior to fleeing the scene.

Officer Andrew Slota charged Lees with Aggravated Assault, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose. 

Lees arrived voluntarily at headquarters later in the day and was transported to the Ocean County Correctional Facility in accordance with bail reform.