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Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek hurt chasing San Francisco hotel burglar

Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek hurt chasing San Francisco hotel burglar

Published Jul 28, 2011 08:57AM MDT

SAN FRANCISCO - "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek says he snapped his Achilles tendon while running after a burglar who had stolen cash, a bracelet and other items from his San Francisco hotel room.
The 71-year-old Trebek tells KGO-TV that he also injured his other leg while falling down during the chase early Wednesday. He was on crutches later Wednesday when he hosted the National Geographic World Championship at Google headquarters in Mountain View.
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