A man was reported threatening to shoot customers and employees at the Safeway on Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Friday night.
Around 10:30, police learned that the suspect stole some merchandise from Safeway right before making the threats. When officers got to the area, the man ran into the neighborhood. The K-9 Unit was called in to help with the search.
The suspect, 19-year-old Ajyeman Eugene Rober-Warfield was then found and arrested. Rober-Warfield is now in the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Theft in the Third Degree and Disorderly Conduct in the Second Degree.
Police didn’t see or find a gun.