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Arizona man accused of trying to stab store worker

PHOENIX — A man has been arrested on suspicion of trying to stab a Chandler
store employee with a screwdriver while also trying to steal $450 worth of
electronics equipment.

Authorities said Fernando Luis Hinojosa, 18, is being held on suspicion
of armed robbery, shoplifting, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, burglary
and criminal trespassing.

The Arizona Republic reported Wednesday that Hinojosa
entered a Walmart and is said to attempted to stab a manager who tried to prevent
him from leaving the store with the merchandise.

Authorities said Hinojosa fled on foot, but was caught within hours.


Information from: The Arizona Republic,


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