A Lathrop man accused of attempted shoplifting and assault posted bond according to records yesterday.

Charging documents accuse Joseph G. Barker, 39, of walking out of a retailer with groceries worth over $1,200 while throwing an employee out of the way who attempted to stop him as he fled the scene. Barker posted bond after it was reduced to $10,000, ten percent allowed. The case is continued to October 22nd.