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Florida Deputy Returns to Duty Following Knife Attack

January 10, 2011  | 

An Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputy returned to duty today, slightly more than two months after he was stabbed in the neck by a suspect during a robbery at a convenience store, the agency announced.

Dep. Steve Cook, a 27-year veteran of the agency, responded to a 7-Eleven on Nov. 5 to investigate a report that an employee was stealing from the business.

Gibran Flores-Remigio, 25, attacked Cook with a "cutting instrument." The deputy then shot and killed the employee. Cook's injuries were described as life threatening.

Read the full story at MiamiHerald.com.

Tags: Orange County (Fla.) Sheriff, Edged Weapons, Assaults on Officers, Convenience Stores


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