ROCKFORD — Two Walmart employees, one of whom is a greeter, were stabbed shortly before 5 p.m. Wednesday, police said.


One person is in custody.


Details about what led to the stabbing were not released. "I can tell you it was not related to a retail theft," said Assistant Deputy Chief Doug Pann.


One of the victims was taken to a hospital for an injury that was not thought to be life-threatening, Pann said.


The other employee declined treatment.


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