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Officer hit by vehicle during foot chase, suspect charged

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Yaaman Lee (Source: LMDC) Yaaman Lee (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The man accused of shoplifting from the WalMart in Bashford Manor Mall has been charged.

According to an arrest report, Yaaman Lee, 23, was suspected of shoplifting. When an off-duty Jefferson County Sheriff's deputy saw Lee he chased him on foot in the parking lot. During the chase a car hit the deputy and knocked him to the ground.

The deputy was treated at the scene and expected to be okay.

Lee faces charges of robbery, assault, fleeing and resisting arrest.

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