Asda Thurmaston: Staff member 'cut by suspected shoplifter'
A staff member at a supermarket was injured while attempting to stop a suspected shoplifter, police have said.
Emergency services were called at 14:25 GMT to the Asda store on Barkby Thorpe Lane, in Thurmaston, Leicester.
Leicestershire Police said a store employee had "received a cut to their hand".
A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of inflicting grievous bodily harm without intent and remains in police custody.
Witnesses have told the BBC the injured member of staff was a security guard.
Police wrote on Facebook: "Staff had attempted to detain a man on suspicion of shoplifting and in the process, one staff member had received a cut to their hand."
East Midlands Ambulance Service said paramedics "assisted with a medical emergency... and treated one patient at scene".