Tucson Walgreens worker stabbed by shoplifter

TUCSON, AZ - Police say an employee at a Walgreens store in Tucson is recovering after being stabbed during a shoplifting attempt.

Sgt. Chris Widmer says the employee was taken to a hospital Friday night with injuries that aren't life-threatening.

Widmer says officers responded to the Walgreens just before 8:30 p.m.

He says a male suspect attempted to shoplift merchandise and the worker followed him out of the store.

Authorities say they got into a physical altercation and that's when the suspect allegedly stabbed him in the leg.

Widmer says the suspect fled on foot and police have detained someone.

No arrests have been made.

Print this article Back to Top

Comments
Your Region News
West Valley Phoenix Metro Southeast Valley Northeast Valley Northern Arizona Central/Southern AZ