Former Kmart employee arrested for assault

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Police say during a foot chase of the suspect, they found three knives that fell out of his pocket.

Guam – A report of a disturbance at Kmart led to the arrest of Miakim Sos who reportedly assaulted two Kmart employees.

Sos was a former employee at Kmart in Tamuning and according to court documents, Sos allegedly followed two Kmart Employees without their knowledge to the “container area” of the Kmart parking lot. As the two were returning to the store they were informed by fellow co-workers that they were being followed by Sos.

When Sos was asked to leave the property, police say he began shouting in Chuukese, pulled out a knife and began to swing in attempts to cut the employees. When officers arrived, Sos had already fled the scene towards Triple J parking lot.

Officers gave chase on foot and reported that Sos dropped three knives during the pursuit before officers detained him.

Sos is charged with aggravated assault, possession or use of a deadly weapon in a felony, assault and reckless conduct.

SOURCEJolene Toves
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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.