Baton Rouge firefighter takes down suspect who stabbed gas station employee
BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested after stabbing an employee at the B-Quik gas station Sunday afternoon.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office said the man walked into the gas station along Greenwell Springs Road around 5:30 p.m. Witnesses told deputies the man was talking to himself before approaching the counter, pulling out a knife and stabbing the cashier.
The Sheriffs Department says a Baton Rouge Firefighter saw the violent exchange and took the suspect to the ground so the cashier could run to safety.
According to the sheriff’s office, the cashier suffered non-life threatening injuries and is expected to be okay.
The suspect was taken into custody and arrested. It is unclear what charges he will face.
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