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Phoenix Fry's security guard injured by knife throwing suspect, police say

Posted: 1:45 PM, Aug 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-16 19:46:32Z

A Fry's security guard was hit in the back by a knife-throwing suspect in Phoenix.

Phoenix police report that on August 12, a security guard at the Fry's Food Store, near 32nd Street and Thomas Road, watched a man get off a bicycle and enter the store. 

He later saw another man, later identified as 35-year-old Guadalupe Torres, attempt to steal the bike. 

The guard grabbed the bike and was walking away when Torres allegedly took out a knife and threw at him, hitting him in the back. 

Police say the guard suffered a one-inch cut on his back. Torres was located and arrested by police a couple of blocks away. 

Fry’s management provided police with a surveillance video recording of the assault. 

Torres has been charged with aggravated assault.