MADISON, N.C. (WGHP) — A man is accused of stabbing a gas station clerk “multiple times” on Sunday afternoon, according to the Madison Police Department.

At 1:40 p.m. on Sunday, officers came to the Valero gas station on South Market Street in Madison after getting a report of a stabbing.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered that the clerk had been stabbed multiple times.

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Investigators say that Jacob Lowe, 22, got upset with the clerk while attempting to purchase a product from the store. The argument escalated and the clerk was stabbed multiple times.

Lowe was found by police after a brief search and was taken into custody. He is being charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill.

The victim was taken to a local hospital by EMS and there is no update on their condition at this time.