Police: Man bites, tries to slash Bayonne store employees while trying to steal


A man was arrested after trying to slash Bayonne store employees with a knife, even biting one, while trying to steal items valued at $42.56, police said. Bayonne police

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

James Borders, 49, of Jersey City, was charged with robbery, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, according to Police Capt. Janine Foy.

Borders was arrested around 4:28 p.m. outside The Family Dollar, located at 577 Broadway, Sunday after trying to steal undisclosed items valued at $42.56, slashing at employees with a blue folding knife and even biting one when they tried to stop him from leaving the store, authorities said.

He was remanded to the Hudson County jail and the employee who was bit by Borders was treated at the Bayonne Medical Center, officials said.

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  1. He is bad!
    James Borders Booking Photo
    Arrest Report

    Name: James Borders
    Detention Date: June 22nd, 2012
    New Jersey, NJ
    Gender: Male
    Age: 46
    Date of Birth: 1967-04-17
    Height: 5’7″
    Weight: 160 Lbs.
    Race: Black
    Charges: 1 count of : 2C:5-235X*3 Conspiracy,Cntrld Dngrous Substnc /3 UNKNOWN June 22, 2012 Hudson PV-0568-03-09 None 142 Days
    1 count of : 2C:5-235X*3 Conspiracy,Cntrld Dngrous Substnc /3 November 2, 2008 March 19, 2010 Hudson HUD 09-03-00568-I None 3 Years