Throat slit by assailant

A 32-year-old Freehold Township woman remains hospitalized after her throat was slit by an assailant during an armed robbery attempt at her home Friday morning, according to a report in the Asbury Park Press.

Detective Lt. Roy Ruiz said the woman was attacked as she opened the vestibule door to her apartment on Stonehurst Boulevard at about 3 a.m. She suffered a 9-inch cut to her throat and wounds to her hands as she tried to fight off her attacker, he said.

The woman was taken by NJ paramedics to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, where she was listed in serious condition. The suspect escaped on foot.

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