October 05, 2017

Man with gun threatens pedestrian at South Jersey hospital

After nearly clipping someone, man showed a gun and fled

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Willingboro search PROVIDED//WILLINGBORO POLICE

Police in South Jersey are looking for this vehicle after the driver nearly sit someone, brandished a gun, then fled Lourdes Hospital in Willingboro.

Police are seeking a driver who pointed a gun at a pedestrian Tuesday morning in a parking lot at a South Jersey hospital.

Willingboro police are investigating the incident at Lourdes Hospital in the Burlington County township.

At about 8 a.m., a pedestrian crossing the street in a crosswalk was nearly struck by an SUV, possibly a Nissan Rogue, police said.

The pedestrian and driver exchanged words. That's when the driver allegedly brandished a handgun and threatened the pedestrian, according to police.

The driver of the vehicle is described as a black male between the ages of 20-25, thin build with shoulder-length dreadlocks and possibly a goatee.

If anyone recognizes the vehicle they are asked to contact the Willingboro Police Department at (609) 877-3001 or the Citizen Tip Hotline at (609) 877-6958.