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Man charged with first-degree robbery in fatal Atlantic City stabbing

A Burlington County man is charged with first-degree robbery in connection with a stabbing that killed a man in Atlantic City.
Police were called to Pennsylvania and Pacific avenues at about 11:30 Saturday night for the report of two men stabbed, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said.
Both men were taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus.
Anthony Warfield, 25, died after undergoing surgery, Tyner said. The second man, whose name was not released, was treated and discharged from the hospital.
Jaheel Ryan, 27, of Willingboro, is charged with first-degree robbery in connection to this incident. He is being held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
Warfield died from a stab wound to his left chest, according to an autopsy. His death remains under investigation, and no one has been charged at this time.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

Note: The Atlantic County Justice Facility no longer provides mugshots to the media, citing the Atlantic County prosecutor’s order. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office says it’s part of the Attorney General’s Guidelines. There is no such guideline, according to the Attorney General’s Office, but they have told these offices for years that they should not release any photos that appear to be mugshots.


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