Morgan Hill Walmart employee stabbed in robbery

MORGAN HILL (KRON) — An assistant manager of a Morgan Hill Walmart was stabbed while trying to prevent a robbery Tuesday night, police said.

Two suspects were acting suspicious while shopping at the Walmart located at 170 Cochrane Plaza around 8:56 p.m., according to police.

The two were headed for the exit before paying for the merchandise, and were confronted by a Loss Prevention Officer and an assistant store manager.

Calderon allegedly pulled out a knife and stabbed the manager in the forearm, causing a non-life-threatening injury.

Calderon and Angeles immediately fled the scene, but were later tracked down by Gilroy police.

Gilroy police detained the suspects until Morgan Hill police arrived with the victims, who were able to identify them as the male and female involved in the incident at Walmart. The suspects were identified as 31-year-old male, Noel Calderon of Morgan Hill, and 22-year-old-female, Kimberly Angeles out of Morgan Hill.

Calderon and Angeles have been charged with robbery, possession of stolen property, conspiracy, assault with a deadly weapon and possession of illegal drugs and paraphernalia.

Suspect Calderon also had a $50,000 outstanding warrant for robbery issued by the San Jose Police Department.

Calderon and Angeles were later transported and booked in to the Santa Clara County Main Jail.

Anyone with additional information on the incident is asked to call Detective Fernando Del Moral at 669-253-4964 or leave an anonymous tip by calling 408-947-STOP (7867).

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