A 17-year-old man from Turnersville has turned himself into police in connection to an aggravated assault on the North Wildwood Boardwalk earlier this week.

On Monday, the North Wildwood Police Department reached out to the public as they tried to identify a suspect who was wanted in connection to a tussle that happened around 2AM Monday in the area of 19th & the Boardwalk. Cops say they received several tips with information about the incident and they were able to identify the suspect.

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According to authorities, a 17-year-old juvenile from Turnersville, Gloucester County, was arrested at North Wildwood police headquarters on Thursday. The teen was charged with second-degree aggravated assault and was being held at Harborfields Juvenile Detention Center in Egg Harbor City.

The identity of the teenager was not released due to his age.

Officers with the North Wildwood Police Department thank everyone who submitted information in this case.

SOURCE: North Wildwood Police Department press release, 06/11/21

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