Store Manager Nabs Suspected Shoplifter During TV Interview

store-manager-shoplifterORLANDO, Fla. — A supermarket manager doing a TV interview about crime in his store took down an alleged shoplifter while the camera rolled.

Lenin Ubiera-Cruz was being interviewed about a rash of thefts at the Family Foods Supermarket.

One man allegedly stole meat, beer, sausage and even stuffed a whole carton of eggs in his pants, Ubiera-Cruz said.

In the middle of the interview, Ubiera-Cruz suddenly told the reporter he saw the alleged shoplifter right outside the store.

He raced after the man, tackled him and held him until police arrived.

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