An Albany man is in the Dougherty County Jail, accused of fighting an East Albany grocery store manager who caught him shoplifting Wednesday.
Matthew Cooper is charged with theft by shoplifting and affray.
Pic and Save Manager Lee Johnson says Cooper attacked him when he confronted him for stuffing $87 worth of Cascade Dish Washing detergent and air sanitizers in his pants.
Johnson suffered a cut on his head but managed to hold Cooper until police arrived to arrest him.
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