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Store Employee Stabbed In Mall Of Georgia Smash-And-Grab Robbery September 13, 2022 (0 comments)

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Atlanta, GA--An employee was stabbed in a smash-and-grab robbery on September 2 at a store in the Mall of Georgia.

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Per a news report, the victim — 55-year-old David Walker — was stabbed multiple times during the robbery attempt at Macy's. Walker was treated at a local hospital for injuries.

The report notes that the suspect — 27-year-old Jose Reyes-Serrato of Loganville — entered the store in the morning and began smashing jewelry cases and collecting the items. When Walker tried to interview, he was stabbed multiple times. 

The suspect escaped the store and fled the area in a gray truck, only to be stopped after an officer rammed into the vehicle. Walker was shot by a police officer when he tried to escape. The suspect was also treated for injuries at a local hospital.

Following the incident, Macy's said that customer and colleague safety remained a top priority. "We are working closely with the local police department on this investigation and defer all comments about the case to them per policy," it said in a statement, as according to the report.

Read more in this report.

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