Surfside Pier in Wildwood evacuated after report of a gun: Police

Sunday, June 23, 2024

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

This 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).