Lexington Police Officer Injured Chasing Suspected Shoplifter

Contributor: Christine Winter
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Updated: 10/21/2013 10:42 pm
Lexington Police say an officer was hurt Monday night while chasing a suspected shoplifter.

Police say the man was being detained by loss prevention at Walmart on Nicholasville at Man O War when managed to get away.

Police say the man climbed into the ceiling and eventually fell through and took off running.

Investigators say officers tased the suspect in the parking lot, but he managed to get away.

Police say the man then ran across Nicholasville Road at Man O War where he was arrested.

Investigators say an officer suffered minor injuries during the arrest and was taken to the hospital.






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