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Officials: Woman, 80, stabbed multiple times while loading groceries at Acme in New Jersey

AUDUBON, N,J, - A routine grocery run turned violent when officials say an 80-year-old woman became the victim of a stabbing.Police responded to reports of a stabbing in the parking lot of Acme on West Nicholson Road in Audubon Sunday afternoon.An 80-year-old woman was loading groceries in her car when she was reportedly stabbed multiple times. She is still recovering at a local hospital in stable condition, according to officials.Altirik Higgins, 40, was taken into custody in connection to the stabbing.

He is charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses.Witnesses at the scene say an incident like this is very unusual for the "quiet" area of Audubon."It's very shocking because this area is not like that," said Stephanie Moore. "It's very quiet; very quaint."Another woman outside the Acme said the stabbing has left her scared for her kids and the elderly in her family."It's crazy that we can't even go shopping, and our elderly can't get their groceries," she said.

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