Bridgeton police

BRIDGETON — A city man was charged with aggravated assault Friday night after allegedly stabbing another man.

At 10:20 p.m., police responded to the 200 block of South Pine Street for a stabbing, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. A fight had broken out before police had arrived, and several people were still there.

Police did not identify the victim, a 46-year-old city man, but said he was found inside a home with stab wounds and emergency medical services transported him to Cooper University Hospital.

Officers investigated and arrested Correll Jackson, 23, of the 200 block of North Laurel Street, according to the post. Jackson was one of several people there when police arrived.

Jackson was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon. He was taken to the Cumberland County jail.

Contact: 609-272-7241

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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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