A General Motors employee was stabbed five times inside the Wentzville assembly plant in Missouri. The female employee, who has not been identified, was attacked around 10:45 p.m. on February 22. Since the attack, the employee has been released from the hospital.
Local news affiliate 5 KSDK reports the suspect has since turned herself in following the attack. Police say the attack was not random and the suspect and victim knew each other. The suspect reportedly hid in a bathroom until she spotted the woman, tased her and stabbed her five times while she was operating a forklift.
Police are still investigating how the suspect entered the assembly plant; she was not a previous employee and did not currently work there.
Plant spokesperson, Darin Copeland, stated the attack was an isolated incident and there is no further risk to GM employees.
“There was no impact on operations here other than security involvement,” he said. “It’s an isolated incident, and our site is secure. There is no known risk to other GM employees.”