Edinburg TJ Maxx security agent stabbed multiple times by shoplifter privateofficer.com #PrivateOfficerNews
EDINBURG TX March 13 2017 A shoplifting turned into a robbery at the local TJ Maxx store leaving a security agent with multiple stab wounds.
Edinburg police responded to the store near Trenton Road and Canton Road at around 6 pm.
Edinburg Assistant Police Chief Oscar Trevino said that two adults were reportedly shoplifting when they were approached by a security officer.
A male suspect stabbed the security agent three times with an unknown object.
Responding police officers were able to detain the male suspect.
Police say a female suspect was able to leave the scene and drive away.
Moments after leaving the store, the woman was involved in a hit and run crash.
The Edinburg Police Department is currently looking for her.
Police did not release the name of the man in custody.
The security officer suffered non-life threatening injuries.
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