North Wildwood Police Department

NORTH WILDWOOD — A 41-year-old man wanted in an assault in Philadelphia was arrested Sunday night in North Wildwood, police said.

Alexander Torres, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody at 8:52 p.m. after officers stopped a vehicle on the 200 block of West Spruce Avenue for a minor traffic violation, according to police.

Police discovered Torres was wanted on a full extradition warrant, a news release said. He was charged being a fugitive from justice and was taken to the Cape May County jail to await extradition to Pennsylvania, police said Tuesday.

Torres was a passenger in the vehicle pulled over by police, the release said. The driver, Felicita Rosa, 48, also of Philadelphia, was also arrested after officers found out she was wanted on an active warrant out of Somerdale, Camden County, according to police.

She was released after posting bail on her warrant, police said. 

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Jack Tomczuk can be reached at jtomczuk@pressofac.com or 609-272-7411.