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THIEF STABS SELF
(2008-01-08)
(wgvu) - GRAND RAPIDS POLICE SAY A MAN WHO HID
HUNTING KNIVES IN HIS PANTS TO TRY TO STEAL THEM FROM A STORE
TRIPPED WHILE FLEEING AND STABBED HIMSELF IN THE ABDOMEN.
THE SUSPECT WAS HOSPITALIZED AFTER LAST NIGHT'S ATTEMPTED THEFT
FROM A MEIJER SUPERSTORE AND IS EXPECTED TO FACE A MISDEMEANOR
SHOPLIFTING CHARGE.
THE WOUNDS DIDN'T APPEAR TO BE LIFE-THREATENING.
POLICE SAY THE MAN HAD PUT ABOUT $300 WORTH OF HUNTING KNIVES IN
HIS WAISTBAND AND TRIED TO LEAVE THE STORE, BUT MEIJER EMPLOYEES
CONFRONTED HIM AND A SCUFFLE FOLLOWED.
THE MAN THEN FELL AND WAS STABBED BY THE KNIVES.

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