Published: Feb. 10, 2022 at 10:34 PM CST|Updated: 2 hours ago
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (WOIO/Gray News) – A store employee was attacked with a machete after trying to stop a shoplifter Thursday night.
The attack happened around 6:45 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 police.
The employee was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
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