KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Police say a man stole detergent pods from a grocery store and then threatened the store manager with a gun.
It happened Friday at about 10:00 PM at the Food City on Asheville Highway.
The store manager told police 35-year-old Michael Williams entered the business, took 4 buckets of detergent pods, and ran away.
The manager said he caught Williams outside.
Officers say Williams pointed a gun at him and threatened to shoot.
Police say Williams then drove off in a white truck.
Officers searched the area and found Williams, they also found a toy handgun that may have been used in the crime.
Williams was charged with theft and aggravated assault.
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