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ATLANTIC CITY — Two city teenagers were arrested Wednesday after a city man was found stabbed, police said.

At 2:16 p.m., officers responded to the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue for a report of a stabbing, police said in a news release. There, Officer Matthew Talavera, who was on foot patrol in the area, found several men involved in an altercation.

A 58-year-old man from Atlantic City had stab wounds, police said. Two boys, both 17, ran.

Police did not identify the victim, who was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus.

Talavera chased one boy and arrested him, while Officers Rick Lasco and Mailon Demby arrested the other.

A knife was found in a parking lot after it was discarded, police said.

Both teens were charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest and conspiracy. One of the teens was also charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

They were both taken to the Harborfields Juvenile Detention Center in Egg Harbor City.

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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