SUN CITY (3TV/CBS 5) -- A female deputy was injured in an encounter with a suspect at the Bealls Outlet in Sun City Monday afternoon.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, it was about 2 p.m. when two deputies responded to a call about somebody removing tags from the merchandise in the store.

MCSO said the person tried to run.

It’s not clear what happened, but an MCSO spokesman said both the suspect and the female deputy suffered “minor injuries.”

Nobody else was hurt.

The suspect was taken into custody.

No other information was immediately available.


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