Shoeless Joe's Employee Stabbing Update

TORONTO, March 1, 2017 /CNW/ - As reported by several news outlets, an incident occurred at Shoeless Joe's Dufferin Street and Orfus Road location on February 28th, 2017 involving the stabbing of one of its franchisee's employees.

The employee has undergone several surgeries and his medical team will keep Shoeless Joe's apprised of his status and long-term recovery outcome.

"In the 30-plus year history of Shoeless Joe's, we have never had an incident like this occur in any of our restaurants," said Tom Zacharias, Vice President, Operations and Training.  "While this is an extremely rare and unfortunate event, we'd like to commend Toronto police, paramedics and the hospital staff for their quick response and professionalism."

As for the circumstances surrounding the incident, the matter is now before the courts and Shoeless Joe's will continue to fully cooperate with police investigators.

About Shoeless Joe's Sports Grill:

Shoeless Joe's Sports Grill is Canada's premier sports destination, recognized as the community place for celebrating sports and life with friends and family.     

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For further information: Tom Zacharias, Vice President, Operations and Training, T: 905.760.1295 x 2199 e-mail:

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