CHELSEA, Manhattan — A person stabbed a safety guard exterior a Manhattan Apple retailer on Friday throughout a dispute over carrying a masks, police mentioned Saturday.
Officers had been called to the Apple store at Ninth Avenue and West 14th Road round 6 p.m.
Investigators mentioned the safety guard requested the suspect to put on a masks when he entered the shop and an argument ensued. The suspect then stabbed the guard a number of instances and fled the scene, police mentioned.
Apple retailer workers introduced the safety guard again inside the shop and administered first assist till EMS arrived, in keeping with the NYPD.
The guard was wounded within the arm and head, police mentioned. He was taken to a hospital in an unknown situation.
The suspect remained at massive Saturday morning. Police haven’t but launched an outline.
Whereas there isn’t a common indoor masks mandate in New York Metropolis, particular person corporations and enterprise homeowners might require a face protecting to enter their retailer. Apple’s web site states masks are required for all staff and clients.