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Cashier slashed after dispute over food stamps inside Queens supermarket

WINS Radio New York logo WINS Radio New York 3/1/2021 Kimberly Dole
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A cashier was slashed on the wrist by a woman during an assault inside a supermarket in Queens over the weekend, officials said.

The incident occurred Sunday morning in Flushing, following a dispute over the use of food stamps by a customer, WABC-7 reports, .

The suspect was arrested at the scene.

The cashier was taken to New York-Presbyterian Queens Hospital in stable condition, authorities said.

An investigation is ongoing.


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