A shoplifter at Walmart in Manchester cut his own throat when he was confronted by store security, police said.
Police said the 44-year-old man switched the pricetag for a vacuum for a lower cost and tried to buy the item at the store at 420 Buckland Hills Drive.
When store security brought him into their office around 1:30 p.m., he allegedly reached into his pocket for a knife and slashed his neck while being questioned, Manchester Police said.
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The man was quickly transported to Hartford Hospital.
His condition has not been released, but police said his injury is significant and potentially life-threatening.
There were no other immediately details available.