Atlanta store employee stabbed by shoplifter

Atlanta store employee stabbed by shoplifter

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Police say a known shoplifter stabbed an employee at the Family Dollar store on Cascade Road on Sunday after being asked to leave. Police say a known shoplifter stabbed an employee at the Family Dollar store on Cascade Road on Sunday after being asked to leave.
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Police are looking for a man they say stabbed a Family Dollar employee seven times on Sunday afternoon.

Employees at the store tell FOX 5 News that the suspect had already been banned from the store in the 800 block of Cascade Avenue.
 
Atlanta Police say the female clerk recognized the suspect and asked him several times to leave. That is when police say the man got upset and started swinging a knife at her.

She was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital with stab wounds to her stomach.

Police say the suspect is a known shoplifter.

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