Pennsville Twp. – On Friday (8/21/2015) morning, Pennsville Police arrested 19 yr old Elijah J. Walker on an assault charge as well as five other charges after he allegedly attacked his girlfriend with a knife.
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On Friday morning at approximately 9:38 am officers were dispatched to the Sunrise Gardens Apartments in Pennsville for an assault complaint. While enroute officers were advised the accused had fled the area in a vehicle.
Upon arriving at the apartment a sixteen (16) year old female advised that she was attacked with a knife by her ex-boyfriend. Officers observed defensive wounds on the females arms and chest. The accused made forced entry into the apartment and assaulted the victim. A short time later the accused was located at a residence on State Street in Penn Grove.
Elijah J. Walker (M/19) was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats, Burglary, Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes and Criminal Mischief. Walker was remanded to the Salem County Correctional Facility in default of $75,000.00 full cash bail.