Woman 'repeatedly stabbed' in supermarket attack

A police crime scene tent outside a supermarket
Officers have cordoned off an area around Morrisons in St Helier

A shop worker has been seriously injured in a stabbing at a Jersey supermarket, say police.

The 34-year-old was stabbed "multiple times" at Morrisons in Castle Quay, St Helier shortly before 13:30 GMT.

She has been taken to hospital where she is said to be in a serious condition.

Jersey Police say a 55-year-old man known to the woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody.

Morrisons with a police tent erected outside
Jersey Police said the woman had been stabbed "multiple times"

Officers cordoned off an area around Morrisons while investigations continue.

Sandpiper CI, which is the Morrisons franchisee said in a statement that it was "shocked and saddened following a devastating incident that caused serious injury to a member of staff".

It continued: "Our priorities are to ensure everything possible is being done to are for our much-loved colleague and their family who are foremost in our thoughts.

"We are offering full support to the police and other authorities and also supporting fellow members of staff affected by the incident."

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