HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) – An off-duty Los Angeles police officer had to be hospitalized after being kicked in the head during an altercation with a transient man while working as a security guard for a Walgreens store in Hollywood Monday night.

April 22, 2019. (CBS2)

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The incident occurred at around 9:25 p.m. at a Walgreens located at 1501 N. Vine St., according to Los Angeles police. It’s the same Walgreens where a security guard shot and killed a shoplifting suspect and homeless man back in December.

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Police report that two Walgreens security guards, both of whom were off-duty LAPD officers, got engaged in an altercation with a known trespasser at the store.

During the altercation, the suspect kicked one of the guards in the head several times, police said. The guard, a man in his 40s, was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said. The exact nature of his injuries were not confirmed.

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The suspect was arrested, police said. His name and the charges he faces were not confirmed.