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Police search for suspect in grocery store stabbing

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A security guard at a local Vons grocery store is recovering after being stabbed by an alleged shoplifter.

Police said the alleged shoplifter stabbed the security guard at Vons at 5555 Balboa Ave. in Clairemont Mesa. The guard had handcuffed the  shoplifter, but removed the handcuffs after about an hour, around 6:15 p.m. Friday, and the man stabbed him in the arm with something and ran off, said San Diego police Officer David Stafford.

The guard was taken to Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

The suspect was described as a 22-year-old, Asian man, about 6 feet tall with a muscular build.

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