PD: Safeway employee stabbed by shoplifter in Phoenix

Posted at 3:10 PM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 20:29:14-04

A grocery store employee was stabbed in Phoenix on Wednesday.

The incident happened at the Safeway on Tatum Boulevard and Greenway Parkway around 2 p.m.

Phoenix police said a combative shoplifter stabbed a store employee. The victim was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injuries.

According to police, the suspect was able to run from the scene before officers arrived. No one is in custody at this time.

A description of the suspect is unknown.