Wal-Mart manager fired after being beaten by shoplifter

11:20 am Feb. 5, 2015

Despite the occasional scowl from co-workers, I’ve never been beaten at work.

Those who regularly confront criminals probably can’t say that.

In Alabama, a Wal-Mart manager has been fired for chasing down a suspected shoplifter and getting punched in the face.

Don Watson, a night manager at a Prattville, Al., store, heard a store alarm indicating an emergency door was open and saw a “habitual shoplifter” pushing a shopping cart full of purloined