THE hunt is continuing for a suspected shoplifter who stabbed a store manager at Farmfoods.

Emergency services were called to the store at Boundary Road at 3.45pm on Saturday, October 19, to reports of an altercation between a suspected shoplifter and a store manager.

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During the incident, the store manger sustained a stab wound to his stomach. His injuries are not life-threatening.

The offender ran from the scene and police enquiries are ongoing to locate him.

He is described as a white male around 5ft 8ins tall, with dark hair, wearing a grey tracksuit and black trainers.

The victim has been discharged from hospital.

Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact @MerpolCC, call 101 with reference 19100607404 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

*Merseyside Police initially issued information stating that the victim in this case was a security guard and not the store manager, after the Star queried this, Merseyside Police has confirmed that the victim is fact the store manager.*