On November 3, at about 6:10 p.m.
Officers responded to a radio call for service at Vons -710 Broadway regarding a fight in progress involving Vons security. As officers arrived, a store employee pointed out the suspect and he was detained. An investigation revealed, the suspect was observed by a customer concealing merchandise in his suitcase and the customer informed the security guard. The security guard monitored the suspect and also observed the subject place merchandise in his suitcase. The security guard confronted the suspect and the suspect returned several items but not all of the items taken. The subject then pushed and fought with the security guard before attempting to flee the location.
Ronald Anthony Mullen, 56, from Los Angeles, was arrested for robbery and a probation violation. Bail was set at $50,000.