ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (UKTN) – Business owners on the Atlantic City promenade are asking for more police protection after a man dies in a robbery attempt. Members of the Merchants Association protested on the promenade on Friday.
A 66-year-old store owner collapsed Thursday after police said a 12-year-old boy with a knife and a 14-year-old girl attempted to rob his store.
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Police arrested the minors, who now face charges.
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At the scene, Mahmood Ansari collapsed. He died shortly after in hospital.
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Atlantic City Police have said they will work with businesses to tackle juvenile crime.