An Atlantic City man was charged with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing another man on the 2700 block of Arctic Avenue, police said on Monday.

At 5:20 a.m. on April 14, Atlantic City police officer James Andros found a 51-year-old man on the 2700 block of Arctic Avenue suffering from stab wounds. The victim, who police did not identify, was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center with serious injuries, according to police.

He has since been treated and released, police said.

At 3:40 a.m. on Saturday, officers Lennin Moya and Cuong Sam responded to Arctic Avenue after receiving a report of a wanted man in the area.

The officers located Julio Taveras-Hernandez, 19. And arrested him without incident. He was later identified as the man who stabbed the 51-year-old and was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Taveras-Hernandez was taken to the Atlantic County jail pending a detention hearing.

John DeRosier 

Contact: 609-272-7260

Twitter @ACPressDeRosier 

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