Absecon, NJ, Cops: Rideshare Driver Tased, Carjacked Christmas Eve
Officials in Absecon say a rideshare driver was tased and carjacked at a popular, busy shopping center Christmas Eve evening.
According to the Absecon Police Department, the incident happened at around 5 PM at the Absecon Marketplace on the White Horse Pike.
There, police say an unidentified rideshare driver was dropping-off a Black male and a Black female, both described as being in their 20s wearing dark clothing and face coverings. At the end of the ride, the driver was repeatedly punched and then tased with a stun gun; he was eventually able to escape.
The two suspects fled the scene in the rideshare driver's vehicle westbound on the White Horse Pike.
A description of that vehicle was not included in a press release.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has more information is asked to contact the Absecon Police Department at (609) 641-0667.