On June 9, 2016 at 5:45 p.m. the Galloway Township Police Department received a 9-1-1 phone call reporting that a 25-year-old female who was jogging in the area of Wrangleboro Road and High School Drive was just assaulted by a male dressed in a gray shirt and black pants.
Police arrived on the scene and the suspect, Tyrone Decker Jr., 25 of Atlantic City, was quickly located by Officer Chrisitan Magazzu.
During the investigation police discovered that Decker attacked the victim from behind and attempted to steal her cell phone. The female briefly fought off Decker until he threw her to the ground causing minor injuries.
Tyrone Decker Jr. was placed in custody and charged with robbery and criminal mischief. Decker was lodged in The Atlantic County Justice Facility in lieu of $75,000 bail.
Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is asked to contact Officer Christian Magazzu at 609-652-3705 extension 097.