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.

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Officers say Tejeda immediately dropped the knife and was arrested.

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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.