In other police news, a Lindenwold man was arrested and charged with assaulting a 50-year-old borough woman on Kings Highway East near the Haddon Fortnightly. Police describe the man arrested, Edward Shaffer, as being in his late 20s. He was released with a court date.
The incident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 10:44 p.m. Police said they found the woman screaming in the street. The victim told a reporter she was getting out of her car to visit a friend and, out of no where, the man rushed up a driveway, punched her in the chest and knocked her to the ground.
She said she started screaming and the man fled. Police say he fled in a dark sedan. The victim said she believed Shaffer was a guest at a wedding at the Haddon Fortnightly.