Alex Trebek is recovering from injuries following a run in with a burglar.

FOX News Radio's Sabrina Sabbagh has the story:

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Trebek snapped his achilles tendon while chasing the burglar - who had stolen from his San Francisco hotel room Tuesday - the 71 year old quizmaster chased a woman through the hotel before being injured - but provided a description to police.

On Wednesday - Trebek hosted the National Geographic World Championship on Crutches... and had this to say:

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Trebek said most of the items were returned, but not all:

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Fifty six year old Luncinda Moyers was arrested on suspicion of felony burglary and receiving stolen property. Trebek is scheduled to have surgery on Friday and will be in a cast for 6 weeks.