Man allegedly stabs Waterbury Walmart cashier over the value of a gallon of milk

WATERBURY – The value of a gallon of milk didn’t sit effectively with a 40-year-old Stamford man, who allegedly assaulted a Walmart worker over the value.

Hichman Asfir, of 101 Atlantic St., was charged with first-degree assault for allegedly stabbing a 19-year-old feminine cashier at Walmart on Wolcott Avenue Sunday, police stated.

After the cashier scanned a gallon of milk and acknowledged how a lot it value, Asfir walked across the register and grabbed the cashier by her hair, in line with police. He then stabbed the left facet of her head with a folding knife, police stated.

The sufferer fell to the ground, police stated, and Asfir dropped the knife and sat down.
The sufferer was taken by ambulance to Saint Mary’s Hospital for remedy of a puncture wound behind her left ear, police stated. She was in steady situation on the hospital Sunday evening.

Police stated the folding knife that Asfir allegedly used to assault the cashier was recovered at Walmart after which logged into proof.

There isn’t any recognized connection between Asfir and the sufferer. Police stated the sufferer acknowledged she didn’t know Asfir.

Asfir was arrested after police responded to the incident simply earlier than 12:20 p.m., police stated.

Police additionally charged Asfir with second-degree breach of peace. He’s being held on a $500,000 bond pending arraignment in court docket.

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