ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)– A dispute over a beer ends with a restaurant employee stabbed. Police say the victim suffered a facial cut inside the White Castle on S. Broadway just before 4am on Tuesday.
According to police, a customer walked in with a beer, was told to leave but started harassing an employee. That`s when another customer tried to help the worker. Police say a physical altercation began. The suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the 57-year-old customer who was trying to help. Police say the injury was minor.
“I`ve never heard anything like that,” said Leonard Cannon. He was walking by the White Castle Tuesday night.
“Maybe the guy had a problem,” said Cannon.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released the following description of the suspect:
40-45 years old
5`9′ – 6`0′
Wearing a black jacket, dark hoodie and jeans