Man taken into custody after stabbing 19-year-old cashier at Walmart in Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating an assault at Walmart on Wolcott highway Sunday afternoon.

Police report 40-year-historic Hichman Asfir, of Stamford, assaulted a 19-yr-ancient feminine cashier.

in line with police, the cashier become scanning a gallon of milk for the client (Asfir) and informed him of the full quantity when he walked around the register, grabbed her by the hair, and stabbed her with a folding knife to the left aspect of her head.

After the assault, the victim fell to the flooring. at the moment, Asfir dropped the knife and sat down in opposition t the wall close the money register area.

The victim says she doesn’t comprehend the suspect. She turned into transported through ambulance to Saint Mary’s health facility for treatment of a puncture wound in the back of her left ear. She is suggested in strong circumstance.

Asfir become taken into custody with out incident. The folding knife turned into recovered and seized for facts.

Asfir is charged with assault and breach of peace. he is being held on a $500,000 bond pending arraignment in court.

officers say this is an ongoing and active investigation.