Shrewsbury, NJ man admits to inappropriately touching a woman in Ocean Township
🚔 Shrewsbury man charged with allegedly groping woman in Ocean Township
🚔 Police say he approached woman to ask for a ride and money
🚔 The woman was able to get away and inform police
A Shrewsbury man was charged in connection to an incident in Ocean Township where he allegedly groped a woman.
Ocean Township Police said that they heard from a woman who reported that a man came up to her outside a business on Route 35 on Tuesday afternoon, around 3 p.m.
He is then accused of asking her for money and a ride and then inappropriately touching her.
She was able to get away and into her vehicle and informed the police of what happened.
Detectives reviewed surveillance video and they said it confirmed what the victim told them.
They said they were able to identify Thomas McManus, 65, of Shrewsbury as the alleged suspect from the incident.
McManus was arrested and charged with Criminal Sexual Contact, processed at police headquarters where he admitted to touching the victim in a sexual way.
He was then brought to the Monmouth County Correctional Institution pending a court appearance.