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.
I’m at a gas station in River Rouge where a clerk was stabbed in the leg after chasing & tackling an attempted candy thief! The thief is in custody, the clerk recovering at home with stitches ... @wxyzdetroit pic.twitter.com/9kEaNWC9dF— Jennifer Ann Wilson (@JennaWils) April 12, 2019
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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