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A Family Dollar manager was taken to the hospital after a shoplifter stabbed her multiple times.

This suspect has no remorse as the video below clearly shows. She actually believes she's the victim.

A woman was trying to steal two bottles of dishwashing detergent when the manager started watching her.

“When she walked to the back of the store my manager like she wasn’t following her, but she was looking through the aisles trying to see if she was bout to try to steal again,” a witness said.

The manager's injuries are critical.

Takea Shackleford was identified as the suspect in the stabbing.

Shackleford is charged with attempted murder and first-degree robbery.

As the video below shows Shackleford admitted she stabbed the woman (on live tv) while being escorted by police after being charged for her crimes.

“I was fixing to but I went out of the store and I called the police first before I went back in there and stole a bag of tide pods,” Shackleford said.

Shackleford said “Because I’ve been shoplifting for days out of Walmart and I don’t know what came under me and that lady came at me and I was scared for my life. That’s why I stabbed her,”


She claims it was in self-defense. 

“She bum rushed her and that’s when the lady swung the knife at her, twice, or three times,” the witness said. “She swung the knife at her three times and my manager was trying to fight back but by that time she had already stabbed her in the neck.”

Officer Katrina Frazier warns workers about confronting criminals.

“If you are working at a store, anywhere where you’re dealing with the general public, and they are attempting to leave that store with items, do not attempt to stop them because you do not know if they are armed with any type of weapon,” Corporal Frazier said. “And your life is more important than those merchandise.”

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