Man Threatens Store Employees with Box Cutter

Man Threatens Store Employees with Box Cutter

San Luis Obispo Police have a man in custody after he allegedly brandished a box cutter at supermarket employees on Monday.

According to SLOPD, they received a call around 7:13 p.m. stating a man was threatening employees at Ralph’s grocery store, located on the 200 block of Madonna Dr. The man was brandishing a weapon and trespassing.

When police arrived at the store to investigate, they were told by several employees the suspect’s name was Daniel Marcom, 45, a resident of San Luis Obispo. Employees told police Marcom had been warned not to trespass at the store on a previous date for stealing alcohol.  When he was asked to leave the store, Malcom allegedly became upset and pulled a box cutter from his pocket.

Marcom began brandishing the weapon at employees. However, several employees were able to take the box cutter away from Marcom.The employees were able to detain Marcom until a police unit could arrive.

Marcom was transported and booked at San Luis County Jail for brandishing the box cutter at employees and for trespassing at the location. His bail was set at $2,000.

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