Police in Egg Harbor City are investigating the attack and beating of two trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.

A man and his younger cousin were trick or treating on Philadelphia Avenue when a group of teens approached them and demanded their candy. Police say the teens then attacked the pair, stealing their candy and beating them and causing injuries that resulted in their hospitalization.

Photos shared on the Egg Harbor City Facebook page show the man and his younger cousin in the hospital with bruises and cuts on their faces.

Egg Harbor City Police Department and of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office have been conducting this ongoing investigation.

If you have any information about this attack, contact Egg Harbor City Police at 609-965-2901 ext. 4.

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