Staff "shocked and saddened" after shop worker is stabbed multiple times in St Helier

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SANDPIPER say management and staff are “shocked and saddened” after a store worker was left in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed multiple times.

The 34-year-old was attacked in the Morrisons store at Castle Quay at about 1.30pm on Saturday.

A 55-year-old-man, who police say was known to the woman, was later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and is still in police custody.

In a statement, SandpiperCI said: “Sandpiper management and staff are shocked and saddened following a devastating incident that caused serious injury to a member of staff yesterday.

“Our priorities are to ensure everything possible is being done to care for our much-loved colleague and their family who are foremost in our thoughts.

“We are offering full support to the police and other authorities and also supporting fellow members of staff affected by the incident.

“As this is now an active police investigation, we will not be commenting further.”