Authorities have released a composite sketch of a man wanted for questioning in connection with a kidnapping last week in Brick.
Police said that an adult woman was forced into a white work van with tinted windows occupied by two white males while she was walking through the Lake Riviera section of the township around 10 a.m. on January 10.
Once inside the vehicle, the woman told police that she was struck several times by a “piece of steel” and threatened with a box cutter before escaping as the vehicle proceeded slowly north on Georgia Drive and running to a nearby residence for help.
The suspect who pulled the woman into the van is described as white male, wearing a blue navy sweatshirt and black pants, police said. The driver is described as a white male with possibly blonde hair, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.
The composite sketch prepared with the assistance of the Toms River Police Department indicates that the person depicted is in his early to mid 30 and approximately six-feet tall, with dark eyes, brown hair, a medium build, and medium complexion.
Anyone who recognizes the person depicted in this drawing or has information about the kidnapping is asked to contact Detective James Burgess of the Brick Township Police Department Detective Bureau at (732) 262-1115 or the Brick Township Police Department at (732) 262-1100