Suspect in triple stabbing in Pittsburg in custody

PITTSBURG (BCN) - The suspect in a stabbing that injured three store employees Thursday night is in custody, Pittsburg police said Friday afternoon.

Anthony Jaramillo, 34, was named as the suspect in the stabbing at a Winco Foods store. Police said they received multiple tips from the public.

Officers were dispatched at 8:20 p.m. to the store at 2400 N. Park Blvd. on a report of the alleged stabbing, according to police.

Officers found one adult employee stabbed in the back and two adult employees each stabbed in the forearm, police said.

Two of the victims remain in the hospital but all three are expected to survive, according to police.

Police allege Jaramillo went into the store and stole some shaving razors off the shelf.

Five employees allegedly confronted Jaramillo and a physical struggle ensued, according to police.

Jaramillo allegedly used a medium sized knife to stab the employees and fled before officers arrived, police said.

Officers are following up on leads and searched the area with police dogs and a helicopter, according to police.

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