UPDATE: Man Arrested in Sandwich Shop Stabbing Near SMU

An employee was stabbed by a co-worker at Jimmy John’s on Hillcrest – across the street from SMU – on Tuesday afternoon, according to the University Park Police Department.

Two days later, police arrested Aaron Le El Steward, 24, of Dallas. Le El Steward faces a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (other dangerous weapon).

Reports from the sandwich shop are the stabber ran away after inserting a knife into the co-worker’s neck around 3:15 p.m.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition.

The suspect has not yet been caught, according to police.

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Timothy Glaze

A journalism graduate of the University of North Texas, Tim has called Dallas home his entire life. He has covered news, schools, sports, and politics in Lake Dallas, Denton, Plano, Allen, Little Elm, and Dallas since 2009 for several publications - The Lake Cities Sun, The Plano Star Courier, the Denton Record Chronicle, and now, People Newspapers. He lives in Denton County with his wife and three dogs.

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