Two employees of the Giant Food Mart on Selkirk Avenue were hurt during a robbery Thursday morning.

One employee was stabbed and the other assaulted, Winnipeg police said.

The employees managed to keep the suspect at the store until officers arrived.

An 18-year-old man has been charged with robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, disguise with intent and assault. He was released on a promise to appear in court.

The employee who was stabbed was initially listed in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

Police on Selkirk

Numerous police vehicles are on the scene at Selkirk Avenue and Salter Street. (Melanie Verhaeghe/CBC)