An Atlantic City man is facing attempted murder and other charges after he allegedly stabbed a woman Thursday morning.

The Atlantic City Police Department says just after 8:00, their officers responded to an apartment complex in the 3800 block of Atlantic Avenue in reference to an assault.

Arriving officers located a 26-year-old woman suffering from stab wounds.

As an officer was rendering medical aid to the victim, the suspect, 38-year-old Emmanuel Pacheco-Pineda of Atlantic City, emerged from the building and was taken into custody without incident.

Officers were able to recover the weapon used in the assault.

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Three children that were present were evaluated by medical personnel and released into the custody of a family member.

The victim was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Pacheco-Pineda has been charged with attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

He was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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