SAN CARLOS – A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot a San Carlos grocery store worker who confronted him with the use of a fake credit card.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that the incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Lucky Supermarket on 1133 Old County Road.
The sheriff’s office said an investigation revealed the man had tried to buy a cart full of items from the store with a fraudulent credit card.
The sheriff’s office said, “When the victim was approached by the employee regarding the card, the accused started threatening the victim and advised him to return to the store to shoot the victim.”
Deputies found the man in the 1400 block of El Camino Real. He was arrested at the Maguire Correctional Facility in Redwood City on charges of robbery, criminal intimidation, identity theft and possession of drugs.
Anyone with information about the case can call the sheriff’s office on the anonymous tipline at 800-547-2700.