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New Jersey waitress abducted and assaulted after she chased five diners who skipped out on $70 bill

Horrifying moment waitress, 20, is abducted and assaulted after she chased five diners who skipped out on $70 bill

  • The unnamed waitress was abducted on Saturday night outside the Nifty Fifty’s restaurant in Turnersville, New Jersey
  • Surveillance video showed her chasing after three men and two women who walked out without paying their $70 bill 
  • The suspects pulled her into their Dodge Durango and drove off before dumping her on the side of a highway 
  • She suffered a concussion and bruises to her head, face and neck
  • The five suspects remained at large as of Monday morning 


Horrifying video captured the moment a waitress was abducted and assaulted after she chased after five suspects who skipped out on their $70 bill.  

The incident unfolded around 11.15pm Saturday at a Nifty Fifty’s restaurant in Turnersville, New Jersey, when three men and two women walked out of the business without paying. 

Surveillance video showed the 20-year-old waitress – who has not been named – running after the group before they pulled her into their white Dodge Durango. 

One of the suspects was seen running away as the others drove off with the victim inside their vehicle. 

Police released the video in a statement asking for the public’s help in identifying the five suspects who remain at large as of Monday morning. 

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Horrifying video captured the moment a waitress was abducted and assaulted after she chased after five suspects who skipped out on their $70 bill at the Nifty Fifty’s restaurant in Turnersville, New Jersey, on Saturday night 

The incident unfolded around 11.15pm Saturday when three men and two women walked out of the business without paying

The incident unfolded around 11.15pm Saturday when three men and two women walked out of the business without paying 

The suspects pulled the waitress inside the white Dodge Durango above, where they assaulted her, police said

The suspects pulled the waitress inside the white Dodge Durango above, where they assaulted her, police said 

‘The vehicle headed north on Route 42, made a U-turn and was heading south towards Monroe Township, and pushed her out of the vehicle,’ Washington Township Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik said.

The unidentified victim was then able to run back to the restaurant and call police because she didn’t have their cell phone on her. 

She was taken to a local hospital where she was treated for bruises to her head, face, neck and a possible concussion. Gurcsik said the waitress was traumatized. 

‘As an employee, that makes me feel bad. And mad,’ John Hill told Action News. 

‘Oh, this is crazy. This is a family restaurant,’ said Stacie Garris-Oliver of Lindenwold, New Jersey, who dines regularly at Nifty Fifty’s.

One of the suspects wanted in connection with the kidnapping is pictured above

Another suspect was seen waring a mask, black long-sleeve shirt and pink shoes

Two of the suspects wanted in connection with the kidnapping are pictured above

One of the women wanted in connection with the kidnapping is pictured above

One of the women wanted in connection with the kidnapping is pictured above

The suspects were last seen on Route 42 south near Monroe Township.

‘Do not chase after accused suspects and confront them yourselves,’ said Gurcsik. 

Instead, employees are encouraged to take down would-be suspects’ information such as their vehicle’s plate number and any other details they can. 

Washington Township Police did not immediately return DailyMail.com’s request for comment on Monday morning.  

Anyone with information about the suspects was urged to call police at 856-589-0330 ext 1160 or email tips to Det. M. Longfellow at [email protected]

The Nifty Fifty's restaurant where the kidnapping unfolded is pictured above

The Nifty Fifty’s restaurant where the kidnapping unfolded is pictured above

Washington Township Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik encouraged employees not to run after suspects and confront them

Washington Township Police Chief Patrick Gurcsik encouraged employees not to run after suspects and confront them

John Hill, an employee at Nifty Fifty's, said the whole incident made him feel bad and mad

John Hill, an employee at Nifty Fifty’s, said the whole incident made him feel bad and mad

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