• Jacksonville police searching for man who stabbed Metro PCS employee

    By: Deanna Bettineschi, Action News Jax


    The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is looking for the man responsible for brutally stabbing a Metro PCS employee off Ramona Blvd. West.

    The store has surveillance cameras and was able to capture video of the suspect.

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    Employee Muni Shirzai said the victim, who goes by Mr. Rick, has worked at the store for eight years.

    “He’s always been helpful to customers, like really helpful. He stays out late because customers come late and pay their bills,” Shirzai said.

    She said Mr. Rick is a hard worker.

    “Always there for the business, for the customers. He’s working hard for his family,” Shirzai said.

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    JSO says the thief stabbed him multiple times before stealing money from the cash register.

    “So far that I’ve heard he’s doing a little better, but he may lose an eye,” Shirzai said.

    JSO said the suspect came in through an unlocked door.

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