(KPIX 5) — OAKLAND -- A community is rallying around an East Bay grocery store clerk who got fired for trying to stop a crime. People can’t understand why trying to do the right thing got him canned.
When residents of Oakland’s Montclair District found out a beloved Lucky store employee of 17 years was fired for stopping a late night shoplifter they were outraged.
They all know him by his first name, Tang.
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“His reward is getting fired from his job,” said Bradley White.