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Two Atlantic City 14-year-olds charged in two attempted robberies

Two Atlantic City teens tried to rob three people in two separate incident, police said.Officers James Andros IV and John Bell responded to the 2800 block of the Boardwalk at 2:25 Sunday morning for a report of an attempted armed robbery, Sgt. Kevin Fair said.  A man and woman were approached by two boys demanding money. One had a knife, they told police.While the officers were talking to the couple, a man approached them saying the same suspects had demanded money from him. They fled after he refused, according to the report.The 14-year-old boys were found in the beach block of Arkansas Avenue.  One of them had a box cutter, Fair said. The other had marijuana.Both were charged with robbery. The one with the box cutter was also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. 

The other was charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

The teens were taken to the Harborfields Juvenile Detention Center.

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