Female employee dies after stabbing at Maxi grocery store

MONTREAL – Police are searching for a suspect after a stabbing Sunday night that left 20-year-old Clémence Beaulieu-Patry dead.

Around 8:30 p.m., police received a 911 call about a stabbing at the Maxi grocery store on the corner of Papineau Ave. and Crémazie Blvd. in the Saint-Michel borough.

“Officers arrived on the scene and located a 20-year-old woman on the ground in distress,” said Abdullah Emran, a spokesperson with Montreal police.

Clémence Beaulieu-Patry, as seen in a Facebook picture.

Clémence Beaulieu-Patry/Facebook

Witnesses said she was stabbed by a man, who then fled the scene on foot

WATCH: Raw footage as police look for a suspect after a grocery store employee was stabbed in Saint-Michel.

Beaulieu-Patry was rushed to hospital, but died of her injuries.

“A perimeter was established around the business,” said Emran.

“Major crimes, the K9 unit and crime scene technicians are on the scene to determine the circumstances.”

A 20-year-old woman was stabbed at a Maxi grocery store, Sunday, April 10, 2016.

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There have been no arrests so far.

It is the city’s second homicide of the year.