Portland police chase down shoplifting suspect

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Police chased down a shoplifting suspect accused of pulling a knife on a security guard at a Safeway store in northeast Portland.

Police say the suspect crashed into two cars Wednesday evening as he was attempting to flee. The man tried to run away but was subdued by an officer using a Taser.

The Oregonian reports (http://is.gd/fSMHaQ ) the 29-year-old suspect was jailed on charges that include theft, menacing, hit-and-run, and resisting arrest.

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Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com