The manager was punched while trying to confront the suspect who was caught trying to steal some items, deputies say.
TEMPLE CITY, Calif. (KABC) -- A Ralphs manager in Temple City was attacked while trying to confront a knife-wielding suspect caught trying to steal from the store, deputies say.
It happened at the store on Las Tunas Drive just around 5:46 p.m.
The Temple Sheriff's Station said the suspect was trying to steal some items when the manager confronted him. The suspect punched the manager in the face and brandished a knife, investigators said. Video posted to the Citizen app shows deputies surrounding the scene as the investigation was unfolding.
Deputies found the suspect loading the items into a vehicle and was taken into custody soon after.
The condition of the manager is unknown and no other injuries were reported.
The incident remains under investigation.