WARWICK, R.I. (CBS) — A Massachusetts man is under arrest for a stabbing inside a Rhode Island pharmacy Sunday afternoon.
Warwick, Rhode Island police say Jacob Gallant of Westport stabbed a female employee inside a Rite-Aid store in an apparent random attack around 3 p.m.READ MORE: 'My Daughter Doesn't Feel Safe': Parents, Teachers Raise Concerns About Violence At Lawrence High School
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The 18-year old victim is in serious but stable condition following surgery at Rhode Island Hospital.
Warwick Police said two pharmacy co-workers of the young woman came to her aid after the attack, restraining the alleged assailant until police could arrive at the scene and take him into custody.MORE NEWS: 'Haitian People Are Suffering': Be Like Brit Foundation President Responds To Missionary Kidnappings
Authorities say the victim and Gallant did not know each other, prior to the violent assault.