Crime 2 Stabbed at Mall of America in Minnesota as Children Waited to See Santa Claus

23:35  13 november  2017
23:35  13 november  2017 Source:   People

Two reportedly stabbed at Mall of America in Minnesota

  Two reportedly stabbed at Mall of America in Minnesota Two men were stabbed during a thwarted theft at the Mall of America in Minnesota just before its 7 p.m. closing time on Sunday night. Bloomington Police were dispatched to the men's department of the mall's Macy's department store following reports of a stabbing, Chief Jeff Potts said during a press conference later Sunday night. It was soon realized the situation was an interrupted theft, according to the cop.The stabbing suspect went into someone else's dressing room in an attempt to steal that person's property, Potts said.

2 Stabbed at Mall of America in Minnesota as Children Waited to See Santa Claus . Two men were stabbed in the Macy’s store at the Mall of America on Sunday night near where families and children were waiting to see Santa Claus , PEOPLE confirms.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) - A stabbing at one of the nation's largest malls has left two people injured and shoppers who were waiting to see Santa Claus shocked following what police call an "interrupted theft."

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Two men were stabbed in the Macy’s store at the Mall of America on Sunday night near where families and children were waiting to see Santa Claus, PEOPLE confirms.

The two men were wounded during an alleged “interrupted theft,” Bloomington Police Chief Jeff Potts said at a news briefing Sunday night, the Minneapolis-Star Tribune reports.

A 20-year-old suspect, whose name hasn’t been released, is in custody, Bloomington Police said in a statement on Twitter.

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A 20-year-old man was arrested for stabbing two men in the Macy's at the Mall of America on Sunday night right near children waiting to see Santa Claus . It was reported that the two men were confronting Mahad Abdirahman, the suspect

Authorities said two men were stabbed at the Mall of America in Minnesota . Police said the incident occurred Sunday evening during an 'interrupted theft'. Jennifer Hawkins puts on a leggy display as she unveils Myer's Christmas windows and gets VERY cosy with Santa Claus .

The incident took place in the dressing room area on the first floor of Macy’s, the Associated Press reports. One victim was allegedly stabbed after confronting a man attempting to steal his belongings from the dressing room, Potts said, according to ABC News.

The second victim was allegedly stabbed after he intervened.

Both were taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with non-life-threatening injuries, Potts said.

Police arrested the suspect, who was held by other shoppers after the incident, the Star-Tribune reports. The suspect suffered minor injuries, Potts said.

Police have not yet announced any charges brought against the suspect. PEOPLE was unable to find a lawyer for the suspect.

Kim Schwieters and her children were waiting to see Santa Claus near the entrance to Macy’s when she saw police officers running toward the store with their guns drawn, the Star-Tribune reports.

“My daughter could see people lying on the ground who had been stabbed,” Schwieters said.

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