An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested early Sunday after stabbing his brother in the abdomen during a wrestling incident that escalated, police said.

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Police responded to a residence on Berry Drive in the township’s Bargaintown section shortly after 3 a.m. Officers Garry Johnson, Alekhine Pahang and Jon D’Augustine and Sgts. Charles Super and Cherie Burgan made contact with the victim, Ryan Dix, 26. He was treated at the scene by the township Ambulance Squad and AtlantiCare paramedics and transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, in Atlantic City.

Matthew Dix, 29, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses. He was taken to the Atlantic County jail, where he is being held on $25,000 bail.

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