Little Egg Harbor, NJ — The Little Egg Harbor Police Department released information today regarding Wednesday's disturbance on Route 9.

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at approximately 1:25 pm, officers from the Little Egg Harbor Police Department were dispatched to Route 9 near Stage Road regarding a disturbance at that location. Responding officers discovered a 57-year-old male with head injuries. The Great Bay Regional Volunteer EMS (Squad 85) responded to that location and transported the victim to a hospital for treatment. Witness interviews and continued investigation by Little Egg Harbor Police Detectives resulted in summonses being issued to Thomas Sidle (31) and Keith Hornberger (32), both of Little Egg Harbor. Both were charged with Aggravated Assault, Criminal Mischief, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct.

The public and media are reminded that all defendants are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.