Springettsbury man allegedly stabbed co-worker

  • Police say Jose Lozano-Herrera stabbed a coworker after he believed he stole his Visa.
  • Lozano-Herrera, 31, is charged with attempted third-degree murder and aggravated assault.
  • He remains in York County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail.

A Springettsbury Township man is accused of stabbing a co-worker in the head because he thought the man stole his visa, according to police.

Jose Lozano-Herrera allegedly stabbed a man during the early morning hours of Saturday, Oct. 28, at their workplace, United Natural Foods, 225 Cross Farm Lane, in Conewago Township.

Lozano-Herrera, 31, of the 3200 block of East Market Street, is charged with attempted third-degree murder and aggravated assault.

Jose Lozano-Herrera

Altercation: According to Northern York County Regional Police, Lozano-Herrera approached another man while he was pulling an order in the warehouse and accused him of stealing his visa.

The man denied stealing the card, and police say Lozano-Herrera pulled out a large knife and attempted to stab his co-worker in the neck. The man turned his head, which caused the knife to slash the left side of his head and face, court documents allege.

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The victim turned and ran, and Lozano-Herrera chased him, swinging the knife and saying he was going to kill him, police said.

A witness told police that the victim was yelling for help and saying, "He is trying to cut me," according to court documents.

The victim ran to a supervisor's office, and other employees intervened and stopped Lozano-Herrara, documents state.

Another employee calmed Lozano-Herrera down and took the knife away from him, police said.


A serrated knife, with a stainless steel blade and black handle with a small amount of blood on it, was recovered at the scene, documents state. The knife is about 9 inches long, according to police.

While speaking to police, Lozano-Herrera said "he did it" but refused to provide details of the incident, court documents state.

Lozano-Herrera was taken to central booking, where he was arraigned on the charges and sent to York County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser