An employee of the Inner Richmond Safeway at 7th Avenue and Cabrillo Street was stabbed early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy Google Maps)

An employee of the Inner Richmond Safeway at 7th Avenue and Cabrillo Street was stabbed early Tuesday morning. (Courtesy Google Maps)

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in stabbing of Safeway employee ID’d as SF resident

A man arrested for allegedly stabbing and seriously injuring a grocery store worker in San Francisco’s Richmond District early Tuesday morning has been identified by police as 34-year-old Michael Pardo.

Pardo, a San Francisco resident, was arrested following the attack reported at about 1:05 a.m. at the Safeway store near Seventh Avenue and Cabrillo Street.

A 39-year-old man working at the store tried to stop Pardo from shoplifting and a physical confrontation ensued in which Pardo’s dog allegedly bit the victim in thelegs and buttocks while Pardo stabbed him in the back, police said.

Other store employees came to the victim’s aid and Pardo was detained and later arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide, robbery, assault, assault with caustic chemicals, and inflicting great bodily injury while committing a felony, according to police.

The store employee was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries, which are considered life-threatening, police said.

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