Morrisons employee preventing for her life after being repeatedly stabbed
- Police have arrested a 55-year-old man who they are saying was ‘recognized’ to the sufferer
A Morrisons employee is critically ailing in hospital after she was stabbed ‘a number of instances’ in a frenzied assault by an attacker who’s then mentioned to have fled the scene.
Jersey Police say the attacker behind the horrific assault on the Morrisons Daily grocery store in Castle Quay, St Helier on the island ‘was recognized’ to his 34-year-old sufferer. A 55-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of tried homicide.
The assault occurred shortly after 1pm on November 18 as folks have been Christmas purchasing and noticed the girl stabbed a number of instances.
Armed police descended on the grocery store as shocked employees rushed to assist the girl; officers say a person was seen fleeing from the store.
Sources on the scene mentioned the girl is an worker on the retailer however it isn’t recognized if she labored on the check-out or in one other ‘entrance of home’ place.
The Morrisons Daily retailer has been closed whereas investigations are carried out
Armed officers on the scene on the waterfront of St Helier in Jersey. Police have arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of tried homicide
A cordon sits throughout the entrance door of the Morrisons Daily retailer within the marina
Officers cordoned off the realm and arrange a scenes-of-crime tent outdoors the shop, which was evacuated as detectives started the hunt for clues.
The lady was handled by paramedics on the scene earlier than being rushed to hospital in a ‘critical’ situation.
Jersey Police say there isn’t a menace to the broader public after arresting a suspect.
Morrisons, in addition to a walkway between the shop and a close-by espresso store, have been sealed off.
Police mentioned in an announcement final evening ‘Officers have been referred to as to reviews of a stabbing at 1.30pm this afternoon at Morrisons, Castle Quay, in St Helier.
‘A 34-year-old feminine had been stabbed a number of instances by a person who left the scene.
‘She was taken to the Emergency Department by ambulance and stays there in a critical situation.
‘A 55-year-old man who is thought to the feminine has since been arrested on suspicion of tried homicide and he stays in police custody right now.
‘Police want to converse to anybody who could have seen this or who has any info.
‘They can name police on 612612 or the unbiased charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their nameless on-line type at Crimestoppers-uk.org.’
Since the incident, forensic specialists have been seen getting into the shop, which is closed till additional discover.
Morrisons has been approached for remark.