Tacoma police arrested a man late Thursday night after he attacked a security guard at a Pacific Avenue Walgreens store, Tacoma police report.
Police said the security guard attempted to detain the man for shoplifting at 11:18 p.m. but the man physically assaulted the guard before fleeing the area in a car.
Tacoma police quickly located the car but the driver failed to pull over. A slow speed pursuit began until the driver finally stopped.
He was arrested for investigation of strong-arm robbery, police said.
The security guard at the store at 5602 Pacific Avenue was treated at the scene for minor injuries by the Tacoma Fire Department.