Police Investigating Attempted Theft, Stabbing At Midwest City Target

Friday, February 18th 2011, 6:14 pm
By: News 9


MIDWEST CITY, Oklahoma – One suspect is in custody and police are searching for two others involved in an attempted theft and stabbing at a Midwest City Target Friday morning.

Midwest City Police Chief Brandon Clabes said three individuals allegedly attempted to leave the store at 7305 S.E. 29th without paying for three television sets at about 9 a.m. The trio was stopped by a loss-prevention officer who was able to retrieve the merchandise.

The three suspects, two black females and one black male, then fled. The male allegedly returned and assaulted the security officer, stabbing him.

The suspects fled in a vehicle and nearby police officers gave chase following the car onto I-40 near Tinker Air Force Base. Pursuing officers performed a Tactical Vehicle Intervention and the suspects then fled on foot.

One of the female suspects, Michelle Turner, was arrested and booked into jail on charges of larceny and assault with a deadly weapon.

The security guard was treated and released from a local hospital.