Suspected Elk Grove Shoplifter Arrested, Allegedly Pulls Knife on Store Employee

March 16, 2017 |

An Elk Grove man is being held at the Sacramento County Jail following his early morning arrest by Elk Grove Police.

Just before 4 a.m. on Wednesday, March 15, Bryan Haas (pictured above), 31, of Elk Grove exited the Elk Grove Boulevard Walmart store carrying a backpack that caused the security sensor alarm to activate. When a store security employee approached Haas, he allegedly pulled out a knife and displayed it in a threatening manner.

The security store did not attempt to detain Haas and responding officers located and detain him. When contacted, Haas was reportedly in possession of stolen merchandise. 

Haas is held on $70,000 bail for a misdemeanor violation of probation, drug possession, and felony robbery charges. Arraignment is on Friday. March 17.   

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