The Cape May County Prosecutor's Office and Lower Township Chief Brian Marker have announced the arrest of eight people in connection to the sexual assault of a juvenile in Cape May.
Seven juveniles and one adult, 18-year old Lower Township resident Brittany Hearon, face various sexual assault charges, the prosecutor's office said.
The assault happened on March 15 in a wooded area of north Cape May known as "Rutherford Tract."
Police say the victim was sexually assaulted and physically abused during the incident. The victim was transported to Cape May Regional Medical Center.
Temperatures soar above average this weekend with record highs likely. Saturday look for patchy fog and mostly cloudy skies. A few scattered showers will dot region. Highs near 60. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with afternoon sct. showers and perhaps a t-storm. High around 70. Record is 64. It will be cloudy and mild for the Eagles game with a chance of showers. Have a great weekend! Below average temps return by Christmas Eve.