Fresno clerk injured after confronting theft suspect, police say

Crime

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A 7-11 clerk and an alleged shoplifter are in the hospital after a confrontation Monday morning, according to Fresno Police officers.

Police said they got a call around 3:00 a.m. about someone trying to shoplift at a 7-11 near Shaw and Cedar avenues. 

The clerk told officers they confronted the suspect and then they got into a physical altercation police say the suspect then ran away. 

After a witness identified the suspect police were able to arrest him, police said.

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