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2 FCA workers stab each other during altercation outside Sterling Heights assembly plant

One of the workers now in police custody
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Posted at 11:28 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 09:01:56-04

STERLING HEIGHTS (WXYZ) — An altercation outside the Sterling Heights assembly plant resulted in one employee being taken to the hospital.

Police say the assault happened around 10 p.m. Monday evening. Two workers at the FCA assembly plant stabbed each other during the altercation in the parking lot and one employee was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police say he has been listed in stable condition.

The other worker involved fled the scene prior to officers arriving, according to the Sterling Heights Police Department. A couple of hours later, officers were able to locate the alleged perpetrator and take him into custody.

Police say the incident reportedly stemmed from a line-cutting incident that took place at the FCA plant turnstile about a week ago.

A spokeswoman for Chrysler released this statement:

"There was an altercation between two employees outside the Sterling Heights Assembly Plant tonight, resulting in one employee being stabbed. The employee has been taken to the hospital for further treatment. The incident is being investigated by the Sterling Heights Police Department."

If you witnessed this incident, Sterling Heights police would like to hear from you.