POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Violence interrupted a peaceful day at a Jersey Shore beach.
Two men were stabbed near the boardwalk on Point Pleasant Beach at around 4 p.m. on Monday.READ MORE: COVID Anniversary: New York Marks 1 Year Since 1st Case Detected
Witnesses said lifeguards responded quickly. Both victims were taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center and are expected to survive.
CBS2 spoke to one beachgoer about what he saw.READ MORE: New Jersey Sports Arenas Reopen At Limited Capacity
“I was just passing by. I heard people screaming. I turned around and see one of the men was down here,” Alejandro Contreras said. “The guy was coming out of there and he ran down this aisle here and they got him.”
Police have two men in custody. There was no immediate word on a motive for the stabbings.MORE NEWS: NYPD: Man Charged With Murder In Quadruple Stabbing That Killed Good Samaritan
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