Suspect arrested in connection to violent robbery at Clovis Recycling Center

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A man has been arrested in connection to the violent robbery and stabbing at Clovis Recycling Center.

Police say 25-year-old Davonte Tennie of Louisiana is the man who stabbed an employee and fled the scene with a handful of cash Wednesday.

Surveillance video captured part of the attack and robbery.

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Jarring images show the moments a Clovis Recycling Center employee was stabbed over a handful of cash.

Investigators tracked down Tennie near Blackstone and Alluvial avenues. He had a loaded firearm and was inside a stolen vehicle.

Tennie fought with police but was eventually taken into custody.

He is booked in the Fresno County Jail on several charges, including assault with a deadly weapon.

The store employee who was stabbed has been released from Community Regional Medical Center and is recovering at home.
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