Fresno

Sunday morning attack leaves Valley Target employee slashed

An employee was slashed on his head with a sharp object Sunday morning at the Target at River Park in Fresno.

Fresno Police responded just after 9:00 a.m. to the Target at the River Park Shopping Center near Blackstone and Nees Avenue for reports of an assault against a Target Employee.

When officers arrived, they learned that an argument had started between the suspect and the employee victim.

According to the victim, the suspect had a sharp object in his hand that the victim did not see, and during the argument, the suspect swung and hit the victim in the face.

The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and is in stable condition.

Authorities are now searching for the suspect, with River Park security assisting to identify the assailant.

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Staff reports from The San Joaquin Valley Sun staff.