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Spring Lake Park Slashing Suspect in Custody

The Alternative Press of South Plainfield Staff

Saturday, August 3, 2013 • 4:00am

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- A Daniel Street resident is reporting that the suspect in yesterday’s slashing in Spring Lake Park was in the act of attacking the victim when both a good-Samaritan and an off-duty South Plainfield Police Officer were able to come to the aid of the victim and apprehend the assailant.  The victim apparently suffered a number of wounds to his face.

Yesterday authorities reported the victim was a male believed to be in his 50’s.  The victim was taken by ambulance to John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison.  The victim suffered a number of injuries, but the injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.  The South Plainfield Police Department continues to investigate this crime and officials reported yesterday they believe the attack in Spring Lake Park was not a random act.   

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