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Man Charged Over Alleged Stabbing After Caught Shoplifting

A man is facing a charge of reckless wounding and shoplifting offences after an incident at K-Mart in Tamworth Square yesterday afternoon.

It's alleged a 38-year-old man was detected shoplifting and was brought back into the store by an employee, he then stabbed the staff member with a pair of scissors.

Investigators say the victim was taken to Tamworth Hospital for treatment but his injuries weren't believed to be serious.

Detectives examined the scene while a 38-year-old man was taken into custody.

He was charged and refused bail by police, pending an appearance at Tamworth Local Court today.

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