By CBS13 Staff

NORTH AUBURN (CBS13) — Authorities say an alleged shoplifter is also suspected of pulling a knife on an employee who confronted him.

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says, back on the morning of Oct. 17, 36-year-old Daniel Meyer allegedly tried to walk out of the Smart & Final store in North Auburn without paying for a bottle of alcohol.

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A store manager tried to confront Meyer, but that’s when he allegedly pulled out a knife.

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Meyer was later seen walking around the store’s parking lot. He reportedly looked into several vehicles before he got into the back of a woman’s car.

Deputies soon found him and he was arrested.

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Meyer is now facing charges of robbery and committing a felony while out on bail.