Crime

Maryland Man Stabbed Coworker For Stealing Meatball, Police Say

| by Sarah Fruchtnicht

A Maryland man stabbed a coworker in the arm for stealing a meatball from his lunch, according to police.

The 31-year-old man from Edgewood, who was not identified, fled before deputies arrived at the Fallston company’s canteen on Thursday.

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The 36-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital and later discharged, the Baltimore Sun reported.

Charges are pending against the suspect, according to Harford County Sheriff's Office spokesperson Cristie Kahler.

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Kahler said the men had gotten into a spat after the victim allegedly stole a meatball.

Sources: New York Daily News, Baltimore Sun

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