Kroger employee stops knife-wielding shoplifter, gets fired

Online commenters have logged their displeasure with the firing of an Arlington, Texas, store manager. Kroger says he violated policy.

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A customer in the parking lot of the Kroger recorded the incident on their cellphone. In the video, you can see the unnamed manager approach the shoplifting suspect. The suspect appears to have a knife in his hand. The manager shoves him into a parked car and gets the knife out the suspect’s hand before eventually slamming him down to the ground.

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