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JCPenney security guard stabbed in Towne East parking lot

  • Published Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at 7:46 p.m.
  • Updated Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at 9:33 p.m.

Authorities rushed a JCPenney security guard to the hospital after he was stabbed in the parking lot of Towne East Square on Saturday evening.

Wichita police Sgt. Bart Brunscheen said the 26-year-old man was on duty and following two people — a man and a woman — out of the store shortly before 6:30 p.m. when he was stabbed during a confrontation with them. He was taken to Wesley Medical Center in critical condition with stabs wounds to his chest, but was alert and talking to detectives Saturday evening, Brunscheen said.

Brunscheen said other JCPenney security guards, mall security and shoppers detained the suspects until police arrived and arrested the pair

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