Two people from Philadelphia who both had active warrants out for their arrest have now been charged with attempted murder after they allegedly stabbed and robbed a man in Atlantic City.

The Atlantic City Police Department says their officers responded to Kentucky and Pacific Avenues around 9:30 this past Saturday morning, October 7th, for a report of a man who had been stabbed multiple times.

Arriving officers located the victim, a 30-year-old man from Philadelphia, suffering from serious injuries and bleeding profusely from an arm wound.

Police officers applied a tourniquet to the victim who was then taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division with serious but non-fatal injuries.

Kentucky and Pacific Avenues in Atlantic City NJ - Photo: Google Maps
Kentucky and Pacific Avenues in Atlantic City NJ - Photo: Google Maps
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ACPD Surveillance Center personnel were able to locate and track two suspects who fled onto the Boardwalk but not before allegedly throwing the knife used in the attack onto the roof of a building.

  • Ofcs. Scott Sendrick and Maria Borsani located the suspects, Anthonia Taylor and Berneisha Crosby
  • They were taken into custody without incident
  • Officers learned that during the assault, the suspects stole numerous personal belongings from the victim
  • Taylor and Crosby also had active warrants for their arrest

58-year-old Anthonia Taylor and 31-year-old Berneisha Crosby, both of Philadelphia, were both charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, robbery, and conspiracy.

The pair was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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