New Hartford, NY (WIBX) – A Rome man faces several charges after allegedly pulling a knife at Kohl’s in The Orchards Plaza, according to New Hartford police.It happened as a store loss prevention officer tried to detain 32-year-old Jose Rodriguez for shoplifting. Rodriguez ‘opened and pointed a black metal folding knife at the loss prevention officer,’ a release from New Hartford police said.
After a verbal exchange, Rodiriguez relinquished the weapon and was detained until police arrived.
Rodriguez is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and petty larceny, all misdemeanor charges.
No one was hurt in the incident, police said.