Employee argument at New Jersey ShopRite leads to stabbing with store deli knife

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CLARK, NJ – Police in Clark have reported a stabbing at the local ShopRite was caused by a dispute between employees.

“Earlier this afternoon Clark PD responded to an altercation between two employees at Shoprite. The incident is currently under investigation by the Clark PD Detective Bureau. There is no cause for alarm as this was an isolated incident. CPD will release further information as appropriate,” Clark police initially reported.

Police arrived at the ShopRite located at 76 Central Avenue at around 3:45 pm on Sunday on the report of a stabbing and a fight.

Police found one victim, a female employee stabbed by another female employee, Melissa Prince, 57, of Edison. Prince’s victim was rushed to University Hospital and Newark where she is in critical but stable condition. She is expected to survive the attack.

Prince was charged with first-degree attempted murder, possession of a weapon, and unlawful possession of a weapon.

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