Jerry Evans Madril, 30, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and armed robbery, said Chief Manny Amado of the South Tucson Department of Public Safety.

Madril also had a felony warrant for a probation violation. According to Amado, Madril was on probation for a felony DUI.

South Tucson police also released surveillance footage of the incident, which shows Madril knocking down the cash register and kicking it. The footage also shows a customer hitting Madril with a chair before others jump into the fray.

The incident happened Wednesday afternoon when police say Madril attempted to rob the cashier at Mi Nidito, Amado said.

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During a fight that followed, two employees suffered stab wounds. Both injuries were non-life threatening, Amado said.

Employees and customers held down Madril until police arrived.

Contact reporter Gloria Knott at or 573-4235. On Twitter: @gloriaeknott

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Gloria is a Tucson native and attended the University of Arizona. She started at the Star as an apprentice in 2017. Following her apprenticeship, she began freelancing until becoming a full-time reporter and producer after her college graduation in 2018.