Stabbing At Wegmans

January 15, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 11:17 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Stabbing At Wegmans

January 15, 2012 Updated Feb 24, 2012 at 11:17 AM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW release ) Buffalo police have an individual in custody following an apparent domestic incident at the Wegmans on Amherst Street early Saturday afternoon.

Police say it appears there was a dispute between a husband and wife in the entrance way of the store, when the male apparently stabbed the woman.

Buffalo police arrested the husband, 32 year old Awet Gebreyesus of
Buffalo. He has been charged with assault, criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child, harassment and other charges.

The 26 year old woman was taken to ECMC and released.

Police say that store customers and employees helped to apprehend the suspect right after the incident occurred.

Theresa Jackson, a spokesperson for Wegmans told Eyewitness News that store surveillance cameras captured images of the incident, and that they are working with police. Jackson added that a hazmat team was brought in to clean up after the incident.