According to officials, a 54-year-old man, whose name has not been released, entered the business and began opening packages of food located on the shelves and eating the contents.
Two employees, ages 36 and 57, demanded the man leave the store, but he failed to comply, MLive reported.
Istead, he started allegedly punching the older employee.
The suspect also attempted to grab an aluminum baseball bat that was stored behind the counter, police said.
Officials said the younger employee was able to restrain the man on the ground until officers responded to the scene.
Both employees reportedly suffered minor injuries during the scuffle, but they declined medical treatment.
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