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Jeopardy! Host Injured After Chasing Burglar in San Francisco

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he
snapped his Achilles tendon while running after a burglar who had
stolen cash, a bracelet and other items from his San Francisco
hotel room.

The 71-year-old Trebek tells KGO-TV that he also injured his
other leg while falling down during the chase early Wednesday. He
was on crutches later Wednesday when he hosted the National
Geographic World Championship at Google headquarters in Mountain
View.

San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield says 56-year-old old
Lucinda Moyers was arrested on suspicion of felony burglary and
receiving stolen property. The cash and bracelet haven't been found
but other items were recovered. Dangerfield says officers found
several items near the hotel ice machine.

Trebek is scheduled for surgery on Friday and is expected to be
in a cast for six weeks.


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