PD: Officers hurt in struggle with fraud suspect

Posted at 10:28 PM, Jan 28, 2016

Glendale police say two officers were injured during a struggle with a fraud suspect Thursday night. 

The incident happened around 9:40 p.m. at the Walmart store near Loop 101 and Camelback Road.

A male and female suspect  were caught changing price tags on Legos to buy them at a lower price.

When the couple were being taken into custody, a struggle ensued. Police tried to use pepper spray and mace on the male suspect, but he wouldn't back down.

The fight turned physical and one of the officers suffered a laceration to his head. Another officer broke his finger, according to police.

Officials tell ABC15, they believe drugs played a part in the crime.

Detectives are investigating if the incident involves other fraud schemes.

The suspects are not being identified at this time.