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Cops: Man Reportedly Grabbed Wrist of Child, 10, in Brick Walmart

Brick Twp. Police car. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick Twp. Police car. (Photo: Daniel Nee)

Brick police are investigating a report of a man grabbing the wrist of a child inside the township’s Walmart store.

Officer Raymond LaPoint was patrolling the parking lot of the Walmart store at 12:26 p.m. when he received a call about the incident, which was said to have occurred inside.

A man described as a white, older male attempted to grab the wrist of a 10-year-old boy inside the Walmart store. The incident was reported by the boy to his mother, who was several feet away from him when the reported incident occurred.  

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The male was described as a white older male, with white or gray hair wearing a dark colored baseball cap, 5’10-6’0” with a medium build. The suspect made no statements to the child and left the area when the child pulled his arm free, police said.

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone who has information on the identity of the suspect or may have witnessed the incident is being asked to contact Detective Tara Schinder at 732-262-1115.