Man charged with stabbing employee with syringe at Morrisons supermarket in Lowestoft

Morrisons, Lowestoft. Picture: ANDY DARNELL

Morrisons, Lowestoft. Picture: ANDY DARNELL - Credit: Archant � 2009

A man has been charged with stabbing a member of staff with a syringe at a Lowestoft supermarket.

Bozlu Miah, of Bramble Lane, Lowestoft, has been charged with unlawful and malicious wounding and possession of an offensive weapon, a syringe, in a public place.

He has also been charged with the theft of five bottles of alcohol.

According to a spokeswoman for Suffolk police, the incident took place at Morrisons, on North Quay Retail Park, on Sundays April 22 at around 1.35pm.

She said: “Police received reports that a male member of staff had been stabbed by a man with a syringe, after the worker had attempted to stop the man.

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“Officers were immediately despatched and detained a 34-year-old man nearby.

The victim sustained a cut to his hand which required hospital treatment.”

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Miah has been remanded in custody and is due to appear before Norwich Crown Court on Tuesday, May 22.

Witnesses or anybody with any information are asked to call Suffolk Police on 101, quoting reference 37/CJ/3154/18.

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