Taco Bell manager extends employee has a dispute over the woman, police say

A Taco Bell sign is seen in the restaurant of the hotel in Hialeah, Florida, Aug. 3, 2017.

(Associated Press)

A Taco Bell employee was stabbed in the abdomen by his manager early Tuesday in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago, police said.

The unidentified victim, 21, was involved in an ongoing dispute with his manager, a man in his 40’s, about a woman, police told the Chicago Tribune.

Details of the argument was not immediately clear.

The fight reportedly moved outside to an alley, where the older man a knife to stab the young man, who was later found bleeding from the abdomen, police said.

The victim was not cooperating with the police, refused to sign complaints or press charges, a spokeswoman for Chicago police said.

Taco Bell has since released a statement obtained by the Tribune.

“We are shocked and sad to hear of this incident and are hopeful that the team member recovers quickly,” the statement read. “Our franchisee takes the safety and well-being of the guests and the members of the team seriously and is fully cooperating with the authorities in their investigation.”


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