Newark police investigating incident ACME grocery store in Newark, Delaware

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NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- The Newark Police Department has identified a person of interest in connection to an incident at a Delaware ACME grocery store this weekend.

A family reported they were shopping in the store along the 100 block of Grove Lane around 4 p.m. on Saturday when they say a stranger took the cart where their 8-year-old was sitting and walked away.

The family stopped the suspect and the man ran away after the confrontation.

Police released a photo of the man, who they are calling a person of interest.

"Due to the work of detectives and from assistance provided by citizens after seeing media reports, the person of interest has been identified and contacted. There is no threat to the public," police told Action News.

Police are looking for this man in connection to an incident at an ACME grocery store in Newark, Delaware.