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Shoplifter in Family Dollar Stabs Employee

An employee working at Family Dollar was stabbed while attempting to stop a shoplifter in his store. The employee was stabilized at the Kāmin Health-Crown Heights Urgent Care, before being transferred to the hospital in an ambulance.

by crownheights.info

The incident occurred Monday afternoon at the Family Dollar located on the corner of Lefferts and Kingston Ave. An employee, who has special needs, noticed a person attempting to shoplift from the store, and stopped him.

The shoplifter stabbed the employee before fleeing the location.

Quick thinking bystanders rushed the injured employee across the street to the Kāmin Health-Crown Heights Urgent Care. In a big kiddush Hashem, the frum doctor on site stabilized the victim before arranging ambulance transport to Kings County Hospital.

The NYPD is investigating the incident.

Details are still emerging on the incident, and this article will be updated as information is received.

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#1 Comment By Bubby S On November 26, 2018 @ 7:14 pm

I know who this worker is. He is unable to speak but he is a real mentch and the management has told me he is a valuable employee. May HaShem grant him a speedy and complete recovery.

#2 Comment By Sad On November 26, 2018 @ 7:55 pm

I know which employee! He is a really kind and sincere person. I hope he makes a complete and quick recovery.

#3 Comment By The Kangaroo On November 26, 2018 @ 8:42 pm

Crown Heights as we used to know resurfacing

#4 Comment By Mendy jacobson On November 26, 2018 @ 8:48 pm

At least we know that all activities were being monitored and recorded for our safety and protection

#5 Comment By lol On November 27, 2018 @ 7:35 pm

As a frequent family dollar shopper- this comment made me laugh.

#6 Comment By as the home prices rise On November 27, 2018 @ 1:04 am

so does the crime

#7 Comment By rb1 On November 27, 2018 @ 10:03 am

#5, things change too. we shall see what are the plans. we need to be doing exactly as the Rebbe directed and advised us.
speaking of which, can we have some articles on what the Rebbe said about what to do in our shechuna?

#8 Comment By Martial Law in CH On November 27, 2018 @ 4:03 pm

Let’s go beyond Stop and Frisk,
its time for Martial Law in CH.

#9 Comment By Anonymous On November 27, 2018 @ 4:09 pm

He is the sweetest employees mom verbal but always willing to help.
I wish him a full and speedy recovery