July 27th, 2011
10:45 PM ET
Answer: The 71-year-old star of "Jeopardy" who was forced to host the National Geographic World Championship on crutches Wednesday after he was injured chasing a burglar.
Who is Alex Trebek?
The incident took place at a San Francisco hotel at 2:30 a.m. the night before. According to a police report, a female burglar entered Trebek's room and stole cash and other valuables, including a bracelet. The popular TV host woke up and began to chase the suspect down the hallway when his Achilles tendon suddenly snapped causing him to fall and injure his other leg.
Hotel security was immediately notified and the suspect was detained on site. Shortly after, some of the stolen items were recovered near an ice machine.
The suspect, 56-year-old Lucinda Moyers, was arrested by San Francisco Police and charged with burglary and receiving stolen property. It is currently unknown how the suspect entered Trebek's room. The case is still under investigation by the San Francisco Police Department Criminal Investigation Unit.
Trebek reassured the audience at today's event that despite the incident, he is OK and is scheduled to have surgery on Friday.
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