Two suspects have been arrested after a liquor store employee was seriously injured when he was stabbed in a north Edmonton parking lot on Thursday night.
Police said officers were called to the stabbing at about 9:25 p.m.
Investigators believe a man stole several bottles of alcohol from a liquor store in the area of 97 Street and 160 Avenue before running out of the store. According to police, a man working at the liquor store ran outside and confronted the suspect in a parking lot. They said an altercation ensued and the store employee was stabbed.
Police said the suspect was arrested at the scene and officers continued looking for a second suspect. Police said the second suspect, a woman, was taken into custody on Friday morning. They said charges are pending but did not provide further details.
The Edmonton Police Service’s robbery unit has taken over the investigation.