Police have arrested a man accused of stealing money from a tip jar at a Westport bakery and threatening to kill the cashier.
Police responded to SoNo Baking Company on Church Lane around 8:30 a.m. on Sunday to investigate.
They said 55-year-old Dave Phillips threatened to kill the female cashier, stole money out of the tip jar and fled on a bicycle.
Police found a man matching the description at Gillespie Center on Jesup Road and Phillips said he used the money he stole to buy cigarettes, police said.
Phillips was charged with threatening, disorderly conduct and sixth-degree larceny.
He was taken into custody, held on a $2,500 bond and is due in court on Aug. 12.
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