SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Two store employees at a Walgreens on San Francisco’s Market Street were stabbed Wednesday morning when they tried to stop an alleged thief, police said.
The stabbing occurred around 7 a.m. at a store in the 1300 block of Market Street, where two male store employees tried to stop the 37-year-old suspect from leaving the store with stolen items.READ MORE: COVID: FDA Expected To Authorize Mixing Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots
The suspect attacked the two men with a knife before fleeing on foot.READ MORE: UPDATE: Fast-Acting Good Samaritan Rescues Man Trapped In Burning Building In San Francisco
The victims, ages 27 and 37, were taken to a hospital but are expected to survive their injuries, police said.
Police said they later located and arrested the suspect, but have not released his identity as of Thursday morning.MORE NEWS: PG&E Blames Overnight Power Pole Fires On Rain, Dust, Dirt, Salt Accumulation
© Copyright 2017 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.