Eagle Point Man Behind Bars For Food-For-Less Armed Robbery

, Posted: Tue, March 12 2013 at 8:32 AM, Updated: Tue, March 12 2013 at 8:35 AM

An Eagle Point man is behind bars this morning after police say he threatened Food-For-Less employees with a knife.

Just after 6:30 am Monday morning, Medford police arrested Leonel Olvera-Hernandez after receiving reports of a shoplifter fighting with employees.

Witnesses say the man was caught shoplifting cold medicine and a key ring. When confronted about it, Olvera-Hernandez pulled out a knife, and told employees he had a gun in the car.

He now faces robbery in the first and second degree as well as theft in the third degree.

his bail is set at more than 2 million dollars.

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