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3 arrested in stabbing at Walmart in Egg Harbor Township
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3 arrested in stabbing at Walmart in Egg Harbor Township

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Egg Harbor Township police

The Egg Harbor Township Police Activities League held another Shop with a Cop event Saturday at Walmart in Mays Landing. More than 100 children were each paired with an officers and, with a $100 budget, were treated to a shopping spree.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — An Atlantic City woman and twin 16-year-old sisters from the Bronx, New York, were charged Sunday with aggravated assault in the stabbing of a man at the Walmart on the Black Horse Pike, police said.

At 7:13 p.m. Sunday, police arrived at the Walmart for a report of a group fighting, Lt. Heath Per said in a statement.

While responding, police dispatch advised that a man had been stabbed and that the suspects were attempting to flee in a blue Mazda, Per said.

Responding units intercepted the suspect vehicle as it attempted to exit the shopping center at Old Egg Harbor Road and Hingston Avenue, Per said. With the assistance of officers from Pleasantville and Northfield, the accused parties were taken into custody.

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During a verbal exchange between customers, the twins assaulted a 32-year-old man from Sicklerville, Camden County, Per said. One of the sisters doused the man with pepper spray while the other stabbed him with a knife.

Arrested were both girls and Arabia Crawford, 22, of Atlantic City, Per said.

The twins were charged with aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and conspiracy. They were sent to the Harborfields Juvenile Detention Center in Egg Harbor City.

Crawford was charged with aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, conspiracy and use of a 17-year-old or younger to commit a criminal offense. She was sent to the Atlantic County jail.

The victim was treated at the scene for injuries to his extremities, Per said.

Contact Vincent Jackson: 609-272-7202

vjackson@pressofac.com

Twitter@ACPressJackson

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