NJ woman was ‘sick of fancy white people,’ attacked man with hammer, cops say
CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. — The New Jersey State Police are taking part in a search for a Newark woman who said she was "sick of fancy white people" when she allegedly used a hammer to attack a Massachusetts man and damage his car.
Caroline County Sheriff Tony Lippa said the incident happened at a gas station just off of Interstate 95 when a couple was driving home from Florida when they were approached by 26-year-old Angela M. Jones.
According to WTVR in Virginia, the attack happened at a gas station on Route 95 and is being investigated as a hate crime. The report said a couple was driving home from Florida when they were approached by 26-year-old Angela M. Jones.
According to a report on WTVR, the man, identified only as "Bob," said he had first noticed Jones yelling at someone a few pumps away from his Porsche. "I was coming around the side of the car and next thing I know a car blocks me in. She comes out of her car gets in my face and yelling at me about some sort of message I got for her."
Lippa said in the report that Jones had used the hammer to damage the car as well as the couple's boat. The sheriff said she also used the claw of the hammer to hit the man.
Trooper Alehandro Goez told New Jersey 101.5 that the Virginia department had contacted New Jersey State Police and that they were assisting in the investigation. Goez said the state police will be working with local authorities to attempt to locate Jones.
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