Connecticut man, 40, 'stabs 19-year-old Walmart cashier in the head after she scanned a gallon of milk and he didn't like the price

 A Connecticut man has been arrested on assault charges after police say he stabbed a 19-year-old Walmart clerk in the head over the price of milk.

The incident took place shortly after noon Sunday at the Walmart at 910 Wolcott Street in Waterbury.

Police said Hichman Asfir, 40, of Stamford, was standing in line at a cash register holding a gallon of milk. 

Hichman Asfir, 40, has been charged with first-degree assault for allegedly stabbing a cashier in the head over the price of a gallon of milk

Hichman Asfir, 40, has been charged with first-degree assault for allegedly stabbing a cashier in the head over the price of a gallon of milk


A 19-year-old cashier scanned the milk and told Asfir the amount he had to pay.


'Asfir walked around the register, grabbed the cashier by the hair and then stabbed her with a folding knife to the left side of the head,' according to the police, as Republican American reported. 

After the stabbing, Asfir dropped the folding knife and sat down.

Officers who responded to the store at around 12.20pm arrested the suspect and seized the knife.

The injured cashier was taken to Saint Mary's Hospital to be treated for a puncture wound behind her left ear. She was listed in stable condition.

The random attack took place on Sunday at the Walmart at 910 Wolcott Street in Waterbury, Connecticut (pictured)

The random attack took place on Sunday at the Walmart at 910 Wolcott Street in Waterbury, Connecticut (pictured) 

The victim said she did not know Asfir prior to the assault.

Asfir was arrested on charges of first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace, and ordered held on $500,000 bond. He was awaiting arraignment Monday. 

Connecticut man, 40, 'stabs 19-year-old Walmart cashier in the head after she scanned a gallon of milk and he didn't like the price Connecticut man, 40, 'stabs 19-year-old Walmart cashier in the head after she scanned a gallon of milk and he didn't like the price Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 05:23 Rating: 5

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