TOMS RIVER – Police were able to recover a stolen SUV after a thief broke into the victim’s garage overnight, hijacking the car.
Officers from the Toms River police Department were dispatched to Osprey Drive at 6 a.m. on October 20 regarding a theft. The homeowner told police that when he came home from work, he saw the garage door open and their SUV was missing.
Toms River Township Police Spokesperson Jillian Messina told Jersey Shore Online that the home was also burglarized overnight while the family was inside sleeping and the suspect(s) left before anyone noticed them.
Not long after the incident was reported, police were able to locate and recover the car in Lodi, NJ.
Messina said the incident is still under investigation at this time.