By CBS3 Staff

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.

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Police arrested the juveniles, who are now facing charges.

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At the scene, Mahmood Ansari collapsed. He died a short time later at the hospital.

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Atlantic City Police say they will work with businesses to combat juvenile crime.