TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- 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.
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