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Jackson Police Search for Man Accused of Striking Woman With Car

By kcora on
Jackson Township

The man accused of striking a woman with his car and assaulting a witness who tried to stop him from fleeing is being sought by Jackson police.

According to police, Stephone Potts Jr., 29, of Willingboro, was seen at the Sunoco gas station on Monmouth Road at approximately 6:12 p.m. on New Year's Eve, when he struck a woman with his car.

A person who witnessed the incident tried to get Potts to stop while attendants called 911. However, when Potts exited the vehicle, he hit the witness in the head, causing witness to fall face first and lose consciousness.

Potts at this point, allegedly stole the unconscious witness' cellphone before fleeing.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with serious injuries to his face.

Potts is believed to be driving a green 2000 Honda Civic with the license plate F2FKW.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts to call the Jackson Police Department at 732-928-1111.