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Assailant flees after stabbing restaurant employee

Homewood Police are investigating the stabbing of a restaurant employee Friday morning, and searching for the alleged assailant.

Police said they arrived at Mod Pizza, 17631 S. Halsted St., about 10:35 a.m. to find a store employee had been stabbed. Her wounds were not life-threatening, and she was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The suspect was described by police as a Black man in his 20s wearing denim pants with holes, a white belt, black T-shirt and a black hat with white lettering spelling “Security.” The suspect fled on foot westbound.

Police ask anyone with information, questions or concerns about this incident to contact the Homewood Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 708-206-3420.

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