ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Business owners on the Atlantic City boardwalk are demanding more police protection after a man died following a robbery attempt. Members of the Merchant Association protested on the boardwalk Friday.
A 66-year-old store owner collapsed on Thursday after police say a 12-year-old boy with a knife and a 14-year-old girl attempted to rob his shop.READ MORE: Fall Full-Capacity Concerts, Xfinity Live! Preparing To Reopen Has Philadelphia's Stadium District Buzzing With Energy
Police arrested the juveniles, who are now facing charges.READ MORE: Tolls Increasing Sunday On 8 Delaware River Crossings Connecting Pennsylvania, New Jersey
At the scene, Mahmood Ansari collapsed. He died a short time later at the hospital.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania's Democratic Senate Race Raises Simmering Divisions Inside Party
Atlantic City Police say they will work with businesses to combat juvenile crime.