Internet searching indicates a Ryan Curry is a Pacific Grove painting contractor.
Ryan Curry, 34, was taken into custody about 9 p.m. outside Nob Hill Foods, 900 Lighthouse Ave., said police Sgt. Aaron Delgado.
Police responded to a report of a man with a gun, but the suspect didn’t have a weapon, Delgado said. While in the store, the man evidently said he had a weapon or indicated he had one under his clothing, Delgado said.
People scurried from the store during the incident, Delgado said.
All police found on the man was a bottle of alcohol and food, he said. Curry was arrested on a shoplifting charge