Asda Killingbeck: Supermarket worker injured in attempt to stop suspected Leeds shoplifter

A supermarket worker has been injured following a suspected shoplifting in Leeds.

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Police were called to the Asda petrol station on Killingbeck Drive, Leeds at 10.30am on Sunday morning (March 3).

Officers were responding to reports of a staff member injured following a shoplifting incident.

Officers were responding to reports of a staff member injured following a shoplifting incident. Picture: AL13 MAX/GoogleOfficers were responding to reports of a staff member injured following a shoplifting incident. Picture: AL13 MAX/Google
Officers were responding to reports of a staff member injured following a shoplifting incident. Picture: AL13 MAX/Google
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A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: "Police were called to a report a member of staff had been injured while trying to stop a driver leaving premises in a car following a reported shoplifting incident.

"The victim received minor injuries in the incident and a crime of assault has been recorded."

Enquiries remain ongoing into the matter by Leeds District Police.