Police: Employee defends herself from shoplifting suspect with box cutters

Crime Scene Tape (MGN Online)

Police are investigating a stabbing of a shoplifting suspect Saturday night inside a northwest Las Vegas valley business.

The call came in just before 8:45 p.m. for the 99 Cents Only store at 3141 N. Rancho Drive, near West Cheyenne Avenue, according to Lt. Peter Kisfalvi of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

The suspect, according to police, attacked a female employee, who defended herself by using box cutters.

The suspect was taken to UMC Trauma with what were described as nonlife-threatening injuries.

Investigators are viewing store surveillance video. No arrests have yet been made.