Hamden police have charged Carlos Burgos, 22, with stabbing an employee of the TJ Maxx on Dixwell Avenue on Monday.
Police have charged a man with stabbing an employee inside the TJ Maxx in Hamden.
Officers responded to the TJ Maxx at 2335 Dixwell Avenue around 1:15 on Monday.
According to police, Carlos Burgos, 22, of Hamden, got into an argument with the employee in the store's restroom. Burgos and the victim, 20-year-old Ivan Fernandez are acquaintances, police said.
The argument turned physical, and Burgos pulled out a knife and stabbed Fernandez in the leg, according to police.
Officers arrested Burgos at the store. He was charged with second-degree assault and breach of peace.
Burgos was held on $40,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Jan. 8.
Fernandez was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening wound.