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Alleged candy bar thief stabs gas station clerk in River Rouge

Posted: 5:17 AM, Apr 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-12 11:10:15Z

RIVER ROUGE, Mich. (WXYZ) — Police are investigating a stabbing that happened overnight at a River Rouge gas station.

A preliminary investigation revealed fight broke out when a gas station clerk was trying to stop a customer from stealing candy bars.

The candy bar thief then repeatedly stabbed the clerk in the leg. Police say the clerk was taken to a nearby hospital, condition unknown.

Officers were able to take the alleged candy bar thief into custody.

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