Aug. 13 2018 11:25 AM

Harold McGhee was hospitalized after alleged new hire tried robbing him.

A Memphis lawn care business owner was stabbed outside home last week, allegedly by one of his own employees.

Sixty-four-year-old Harold McGhee was hospitalized after a new hire reportedly tried to rob him outside his home, then stabbed him with garden shears.

His wife, Robbie, told local CBS affiliate Channel 3 News that her husband was known give a chance to convicted felons and those who were “down on their luck.”

The incident, she said, has not destroyed his faith in people.