The Dothan Police Department responded to the K-Mart on Ross Clark Circle after receiving a call of a theft in progress.
Investigators say, a store employee observed suspect Threlkeld Henderson, 39, of Rimson Road, conceal store merchandise in his clothing, then attempt to exit the building.
The employee was shoved by Henderson as he fled the area.
Arriving officers located Henderson in the wood line just west of the store and took him into custody.
Henderson was charged with third degree robbery. His bond has been set at $10,000.