Hichman Asfir Stamford Connecticut man stabs Waterbury Walmart cashier after becoming unhappy about the price of gallon of milk.
The incident took place shortly after noon Sunday at the Walmart at 910 Wolcott Street in Waterbury.
Police said Hichman Asfir, 40, of Stamford, was standing in line at a cash register holding a gallon of milk.
A 19-year-old cashier scanned the milk and told Asfir the amount he had to pay.
The cashier’s response seemingly did not sit well with Asifir who without warning or provocation responded violently.
‘… grabbed the cashier by the hair and then stabbed her’
‘Asfir walked around the register, grabbed the cashier by the hair and then stabbed her with a folding knife to the left side of the head,’ according to the police, as Republican American reported.
After the stabbing, Asfir dropped the folding knife and sat down.
Officers who responded to the store at around 12.20pm arrested the suspect and seized the knife.
The injured cashier was taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital to be treated for a puncture wound behind her left ear. She was listed in stable condition.
The victim said she did not know Asfir prior to the assault. Police did not release the identity of the teen victim.
Asfir was arrested on charges of first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace, and ordered held on $500,000 bond. He was awaiting arraignment Monday.
A regard of Walmart website sees a listing of a gallon of whole milk priced at $3.59.