GALT (CBS13) — Police say they caught an alleged robber in Galt with his hand in the cash register.
Galt Police say Pedro Tejeda threatened a liquor store employee with a knife while stealing money from behind the counter Sunday night. When officers showed up, they saw Tejeda with one hand in the register and the other waving a knife at the employee.READ MORE: Trailblazer Flew Through Glass Ceilings As First Female African American Pilot To Fly U-2 Aircraft Pressure Behind The Wheel: Sacramento Mover Drove Historic Victorian Mansion Through San Francisco
Officers say Tejeda immediately dropped the knife and was arrested.MORE NEWS: Early COVID Patient Remembers Military Quarantine After Cruise Ship Outbreak
Tejeda was booked for robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, and criminal threats. He is being held at the Sacramento County Main Jail on $75,000 bail.