Alleged shoplifter charged after stabbing at Superstore
The Real Canadian Superstore in Windsor, Ont., on Friday, May 17, 2019. (Angelo Aversa / CTV Windsor)
Published Friday, May 17, 2019 9:20AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, May 17, 2019 3:41PM EDT
A Windsor man now faces a long list of charges after a stabbing at a store on Dougall Avenue.
Police say “a loss prevention officer” was stabbed while trying to stop a shoplifter at The Real Canadian Superstore just after 8 p.m. on Thursday.
According to police, the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the suspect was located at 8:25 p.m. in the 2200 block of Dougall Avenue and was arrested. Officers also seized a number of stolen items and two knives.
The Forensic Identification Unit attended and processed the scene.
Stefan Smith, 36, of Windsor is charged with assault causing bodily harm, possession of a dangerous weapon and theft under $5000