On Saturday March 18th a man went into Fred Meyer and stole a machete. When employees confronted him, he threatened them with the weapon. Shortly after that the armed man threatened costumers and employees inside the local TCBY in Meridian. Inside TCBY he threatened workers and costumers with a machete, demanding they give up their wallets and cash before he ran away. Police officers later caught up with the thief while he was jumping fences. Police have returned all of the stolen property.