EL CAJON, Calif.—Police arrested a 38-year-old man who allegedly attempted to steal $800 worth of merchandise from a Home Depot in El Cajon and menaced employees with a Taser on Friday, Nov. 26.
Just after 10:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the home improvement store at 298 Fletcher Parkway.
Employees reported that they had observed Wilson walking around the store with a full shopping cart and attempting to leave without paying. When he was confronted, he pulled out a Taser and threatened the employees, Sprecco said.
Police stopped him in the parking lot and took him into custody without further incident, Sprecco said.
No one was hurt, and the merchandise was returned.