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SALT LAKE CITY — A security guard at a Salt Lake Walmart was stabbed in the hand during an attempted theft, police said.

Salt Lake City police said a shoplifter walked past the cash registers without paying at the Walmart located at 350 Hope Avenue Friday morning.

A store security officer tried to stop him but the shoplifter pulled out a sharp object and cut the officer on the hand.

The injury was minor and the security guard was not transported to a hospital.

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