Police: Suspect throws item at gas station employee in SE Portland, steals beer

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Police said a man displayed a handgun in a grocery store after being confronted by employees Sunday morning.

According to Portland Police, employees at the Safeway on Northwest Lovejoy Street approached the suspect to get store property back. The suspect then showed a gun and walked out of the store, police said.

Officers arrested the suspect a short time later.

Detectives are now working to determine what charges the suspect faces.

The suspect’s name has not been released.

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