On Aug. 5 at about 10:23 p.m., Santa Monica police officers responded to a radio call for service in the 2400 block of Michigan Avenue regarding a strong-arm robbery in progress involving a suspect attempting to take a bicycle from the victim.

Upon arrival, officers contacted the victim. The victim pointed out the suspect, who was standing nearby. The suspect ran behind a building but was detained by officers.

An investigation revealed that, several hours earlier, the suspect took the victim’s bicycle from her residence.

The victim saw the suspect on her bicycle and confronted the suspect. A struggle over the bicycle ensued. The suspect fled the area as officers were approaching.

The suspect, Earl Darnell Love, 43, of Santa Monica, was taken into custody without incident and booked for robbery and an outstanding warrant.

Bail was set at $130,000.

Note: Crime Watch is culled from reports provided by the Santa Monica Police Department. These are arrests only. All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.