Bloomingdale New Jersey police are looking for a suspect accused of assaulting a woman during a road rage altercation.
The scary incident happened around 6:30 a.m. on a road in Bloomingdale, NJ. According to authorities, the 55-year-old was driving her vehicle in West Milford NJ when she realized that a white van was following her.
The van tried to get past the victim’s car, prompting the victim to stop her car and pull over on Main Street in Bloomingdale, New Jersey.
As the van moved past the victim, the suspect allegedly tossed a soda bottle at the victim and shattered her driver’s side window. The bottle reportedly struck the victim in her face, causing unspecified injuries.
The injured motorist dialed 911 to alert the Bloomingdale Police Department, which subsequently sent police officers to the scene. Bloomingdale detectives are actively investigating and trying to identify the assault suspect.
Depending on the outcome of the official police investigation, the person responsible for the attack could potentially be charged with aggravated assault.
For further information about this case, go to the NJ.com article, “Woman Hurt by Bottle Thrown in Road Rage Incident, Report Says.”