Lincoln CVS Clerk Stabbed in the Elbow After Chasing Down Thief


Lincoln - A drugstore clerk has been stabbed after chasing a thief outside of a CVS Pharmacy in Lincoln.

Police said the stabbing and theft were called in on Sunday at 7:40 a.m. and happened near the intersection of 16th and South streets.

According to police, the man grabbed a prepaid cellphone and ran out of the store. The clerk chased down the thief and when he tried to grab him in the parking lot the man stabbed him in the elbow with a pair of scissors.

Police spotted the man shortly after the incident was reported and were able to arrest him.

The store clerk refused any medical attention.