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Suspect identified in security guard stabbing at DeKalb County sports bar

The security guard was seriously hurt while trying to take the unruly person out of the bar.
Credit: WXIA-TV
DeKalb County police car

A 38-year-old man has been identified as the suspect who allegedly stabbed a security guard at the Major League Bar & Grill in Tucker on Saturday.

He has been identified as Michael Thomas and is not in custody at this time, according to DeKalb County Police.

A witness told police that the security guard was escorting Thomas out of the bar for causing trouble inside. The two men got into a physical fight outside the bar, and the security guard was stabbed in the chest.

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Police believe Thomas fled the scene in a Nissan Altima. No one saw the stabbing occur, according to DeKalb County Police.

The security guard was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.