COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- A deputy police chief says a female officer has been stabbed inside a Walmart store in Columbia, South Carolina, while responding to a shoplifting call.
Deputy Chief Melron Kelly tells WACH-TV the incident took place just before 10 p.m. at the store on Bush River Road. Kelly says the officer pursued the male suspect, who fled.
The police department said in a tweet that the officer was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition.
Police posted a picture of a suspect on Twitter and urged residents to call 911 with information. They were reviewing surveillance footage and were using several helicopters to search for the man.
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