Wahpeton clerk hurt in store stabbingPublished 11:16am Friday, May 31, 2013
A scissors-wielding man injured a store clerk and a Wahpeton police officer at Family Dollar Store on Wednesday night.
An unidentified man reportedly entered the store just after 8 p.m. and stabbed the 51-year-old clerk. Authorities arrived, confronted and Tased the suspect, according to KFGO AM radio.
With non-life threatening injuries, the clerk and the suspect were taken to St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge. The officer told the Wahpeton Daily News in a phone interview that he required stitches.
The name of the suspect hasn’t been released.
Possible charges expected to be filed Friday include aggravated assault, seven counts of kidnapping and resisting arrest, according to Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson.