Surfside Pier in Wildwood, New Jersey briefly evacuated after man pulls gun: Police

Sunday, June 23, 2024

WILDWOOD, New Jersey -- Police evacuated Surfside Pier along the Wildwood boardwalk in New Jersey on Saturday night.

The incident happened sometime between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A spokesperson for Morey's Piers, which owns Surfside Pier, said the evacuation happened as a precaution at the request of police.

Police say a man pulled out a gun and he was later taken into custody.

No one was hurt and the pier has since reopened.

(Correction: An earlier report said that two piers were evacuated).

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