MODESTO (CBS13) — Police are asking for help in finding a man suspected of looting a Modesto grocery store and allegedly assaulting an employee who tried to stop him.

Exactly when the incident happened isn’t clear, but the Modesto Police Department posted a wanted picture of the suspect on Wednesday.

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Investigators say the man, Modesto resident Nicolas Cardenas, allegedly stole more than $400 in items from a Save Mart in the city.

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An employee who tried to detain him was then allegedly assaulted by Cardenas, police say.

Cardenas is now wanted on charges of robbery and looting.

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Anyone who sees Cardenas or knows where he might be is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636.