A Sears security guard was stabbed Thursday night outside of Sunrise Mall during a scuffle with an alleged shoplifter.

Police say around 6:45 p.m. the security guard attempted to stop a man leaving the store with stolen items, the man then stabbed the guard in the arm. The suspect was caught a short time later at the Walgreens store at the corner of Airline and McArdle.

The victim is expected to be okay.