Co-worker said it was over a cookie
Published: Feb. 10, 2022 at 10:04 PM EST|Updated: 4 hours ago
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WOIO) -A Lakewood store employee was attacked with a machete after trying to stop a shoplifter Thursday night.
The attack happened about 6:20 pm at Moon’s Food Store located at Detroit Avenue and Bunts Road.
A store employee told 19 News that the suspect was trying to steal a cookie when his co-worker confronted the man outside the store; that’s when he was attacked.
The suspect is in custody, according to Lakewood police.
The employee was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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