Arrest in stabbing near gentlemen's club in Atlantic City

Monday, August 06, 2012

Police have made an arrest after a stabbing near an Atlantic City gentlemen's club early Monday morning.

The suspect, 33-year-old Dennise Ortiz of Mays Landing, was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon.

The stabbing happened around 4:00 a.m. in street in front of the Diving Horse Cabaret and Steakhouse, located in the unit block of Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Police were called to the club for a report of a large fight.

When they arrived, police informed by club security that a man was stabbed in the neck and taken to the hospital by a friend.

Investigators say they recovered the knife used in the attack.

Bail was set at $50,000.

The victim was last reported to be in critical but stable condition.

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