SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is scheduled
for surgery after he snapped his Achilles tendon while running
after a woman who he says stole cash and other items from his San
Francisco hotel room.
The 71-year-old Trebek tells reporters he spotted the woman in
his room around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, chased her down and confronted
He was on crutches Wednesday when he hosted the National
Geographic World Championship at Google headquarters.
San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield says hotel security
apprehended the suspect and recovered some of Trebek's belongings.
Dangerfield says 56-year-old old Lucinda Moyers was arrested on
suspicion of felony burglary and receiving stolen property.
She's scheduled to appear in court Thursday.
After his scheduled surgery Friday, Trebek is expected to be in
a cast for six weeks.
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