Store Clerk Stabbed This Morning In Downtown Poughkeepsie

(Poughkeepsie, NY)--A convenience store clerk was stabbed multiple times in Downtown Poughkeepsie early this morning.

City of Poughkeepsie Police say it happened at the Mobil Mart at 55 Washington Street just before 6 AM.A customer got into an argument with the clerk, which continued outside the store. The argument escalated into a physical altercation during which the 17 year old customer allegedly stabbed the 24 year old clerk several times with a knife.

The suspect was apprehended several blocks away by officers. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing into this incident.

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