Police investigating stabbing at Boost Mobile store in Atlanta
ATLANTA - An Atlanta Police Department spokesperson said investigators are working to determine why a customer at a Boost Mobile store in Atlanta allegedly stabbed an employee on Monday afternoon.
Officials said officers responded to the store on Ralph D. Abernathy Boulevard at approximately 4:50 p.m. a found an employee stabbed at the store.
Police said the woman was alert, breathing and conscious when she was transported to a nearby hospital.
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Preliminary investigation indicates there was a verbal dispute between a customer and employee that led to the stabbing.
The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived, police said.
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The investigation is ongoing, according to authorities.
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