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ATLANTIC CITY — Police arrested a Mays Landing man they found Thursday with a handgun and cocaine, the department said.

Officers Anthony Moore and Armani Rex saw Seifullah Abdullah, 27, engage in a drug transaction on Ocean Avenue, police said.

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Abdullah fled when officers approached him, police said. They caught Abdullah on the beach block of Kentucky Avenue. He had a handgun and 11 grams of cocaine, police said, and several outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Abdullah was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute within 500 feet of a public zone, possession of a weapon during a drug offense, obstruction of justice and resisting arrest.

He was taken to the Atlantic County jail.

— Maxwell Reil

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I’ve written for multiple publications including Levittown Now, Passyunk Post, Philadelphia Neighborhoods,Temple News and JUMP Magazine. I’ve covered arts, entertainment, business, music, sports and local government. Experienced in videography.

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