A security guard and a store worker at Marshall's in Glen Burnie suffered stab wounds in a scuffle with a suspected shoplifter Saturday night.

County police said the fight broke out in the Mountain Road store after security guard David Ferguson confronted the man as he walked into the stock room with six pairs of sports shoes in a shoppingcart. The police said Ferguson recognized the man when he came into the store as a suspect in a previous theft.

A fight broke out and another store employee, Allen Patterson Jr.came to help Ferguson. The two men were stabbed in the leg and arm with a small sharp object, described as similar to a nail file.

Thesuspect ran out a rear door, where a dark blue Chevy Impala was waiting for him.

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