Rock shatters window of woman driving with 4-year-old daughter in New Jersey

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A rock shattered the window of a woman driving with her daughter.

Police in New Jersey are investigating after someone threw a rock through the window of a woman driving with her 4-year-old daughter.

The incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday on Willow Avenue in Franklin Township, Somerset County.

The driver, a 35-year-old woman from Somerset, told police she had observed a lawn chair in the middle of the roadway.

As she slowed down to go around the chair, her passenger window shattered. Neither the woman nor her daughter was injured.

A rock was found on the floor of the passenger side of the vehicle. Police believe it was thrown by teenagers from the area.

"If they had thrown that rock half a second later, it would have hit exactly where my daughter's face was in the back," said the woman, who did not want to be identified. "

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Franklin Township Police Department at 732-873-2300.

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