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Man arrested after allegedly stealing beer and pointing gun at manager

Joseph Thomas (Source: LMDC) Joseph Thomas (Source: LMDC)
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Louisville man was arrested on Friday after police say he stole beer from the Family Dollar on West Market Street and threatened to kill the store manager.

Joseph Thomas, 36, allegedly left the store with two 12 packs of beer that were not paid for. When confronted, Thomas allegedly pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the manager said, "You just messed up and you are about to die."

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The manager positively identified Thomas through a photo pack.

Thomas is charged with one count of first-degree robbery.

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