MPD: Target security guard tries to stop robbery, fights with suspect

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — A security guard was nearly injured while trying to stop a robbery at the Target at The Shoppes at Bel Air.

Mobile Police say they were called to the store Tuesday morning to a report of a man grabbing multiple items and trying to leave without paying. Police say a store security guard tried to stop the man, but the suspect threatened to cut the guard with a knife.

The guard was not injured, and the suspect got away.

Police say they are continuing to investigate.

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