Body Armor Saved Police Officer from Stabbing by Shoplifter

St. Paul, Minnesota, police say an officer’s body armor prevented serious injuries when a suspected shoplifter tried to stab him in the chest with a screwdriver.The Ramsey County Attorney’s office says police were called to Lund & Byerlys grocery store in downtown St. Paul Monday night where employees reported a woman shoplifting.

An officer providing security while working off-duty at the store confronted 23-year-old Articia Latroyce Moore and fought with her. Police say she took out a screwdriver and tried to stab the officer, but it didn’t penetrate his vest. Police say the officer suffered a cut to his arm. Other officers arrived to help handcuff… CBS4 Minnesota

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