Suspect arrested for punching Safeway manager

San Leandro police are looking for a man who punched a store manager at the Safeway on Bancroft Avenue Monday morning.
October 8, 2013 1:17:18 PM PDT
San Leandro police announced Tuesday that they have a arrested a man suspected of punching a store manager at the Safeway on Bancroft Avenue on Sept. 23.

Charlie Johnson, 39, was arrested by Oakland police on Oct. 4.

"This was a collaborative effort between media, citizens and neighboring police agencies," San Leandro Police Lt. Randall Brandt said.

San Leandro police released video of the alleged assault that shows a man punching the 51-year-old Safeway store manager after a brief exchange.

The manager sustained serious injuries that required he be transported to the hospital.


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