WATERBURY, Conn. - A Connecticut man was arrested for stabbing a Walmart clerk over the price of milk, police said.
The assault happened shortly after noon Sunday at a Walmart in Waterbury, according to various local media reports.
Forty-year-old Hichman Asfir, of Stamford, stabbed the cashier in the head with a folding knife after she scanned a gallon of milk and told him the price, police said.
The 19-year-old victim fell to the floor after the attack. She was taken to Saint Mary's Hospital for a puncture wound behind her left ear. She told police she did not know the suspect.
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Asfir was arrested on charges including first-degree assault, police said. He was awaiting arraignment Monday. It wasn't clear if he had an attorney who could speak for him.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.