Woman stabs employee at Neighborhood Walmart in Baton Rouge, sheriff says

Officials said the suspect fled the scene but she was located at her house and arrested.
Published: Jun. 2, 2022 at 7:57 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2022 at 12:07 PM CDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A woman stabbed a man while checking out at a Neighborhood Walmart, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

EBRSO reported Latasha Williams, 39, was booked on a charge of aggravated second-degree battery.

The call about the stabbing came in around 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, June 2.

According to EBRSO, a woman was using the self-checkout at the Neighborhood Walmart on Coursey Blvd. and began arguing with someone. An employee stepped in and tried telling her to stop, then she stabbed the employee with a box cutter.

EBRSO says the employee is being treated with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The woman did flee the scene officials said, but she was located at her house and arrested.

The investigation is ongoing.

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