Katie Katro, 6ABC, June 21, 2021
Police in Washington Township, New Jersey are searching for multiple suspects wanted in connection with the abduction and assault of a waitress Saturday night.
It happened around 11:15 p.m. at the Nifty Fifty’s in Turnersville.
Police say the waitress was taken away in a vehicle and assaulted after she confronted a group who allegedly tried to leave without paying for their meal.
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“They pulled her into the vehicle and assaulted her inside the vehicle,” said Washington Township Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik.
Police said the 20-year-old waitress was chasing after a group of five people she waited on left without paying a $70 bill.
Video shows one person bolt out of the vehicle, and then the group drives away with the waitress inside.
Police said the woman was able to run back to the restaurant and call police. She was taken to a local hospital and has since been released.
Police say she suffered bruises and a possible concussion.