Pittsburg police have WinCo stabbing suspect in custody

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Saturday, October 24, 2015
Pittsburg police capture WinCo stabbing suspect
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Police in Pittsburg took into custody the man they believe stabbed three employees of WinCo Foods Thursday night.

PITTSBURG, Calif. (KGO) -- Pittsburg police say they have the WinCo stabbing suspect Anthony Jaramillo in custody. They believe Jaramillo, 34, stabbed three employees on Thursday night.

One employee is in critical condition and the other two are recovering.

Officers were dispatched at 8:20 p.m. to the store at 2400 North Park Boulevard on a report of the alleged stabbing, according to police. Officers found one adult employee stabbed in the back and two adult employees each stabbed in the forearm, police said.

All three went to a hospital and are expected to survive, according to police.

Police allege Jaramillo went into the store and stole some shaving razors off the shelf. Five employees allegedly confronted Jaramillo and a physical struggle ensued, according to police.

Jaramillo allegedly used a medium sized knife to stab the employees and fled before officers arrived, police said.