Walmart Employee Assaulted

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COAL TOWNSHIP — Police in Schuykill County are investigating the assault of a Walmart employee at the store in Coal Township.

Officers said the assault happened around 8 p.m.

According to published reports, the worker tried to stop a person suspected of stealing items from the store.

The report also said the person pulled out a knife, and the worker suffered an injury to his jaw.

The attacker ran out of the store after the assault.