On July 25, 2017 at about 4:38 p.m.

Officers responded to the Santa Monica Pier regarding a battery that just occurred. As officers arrived, the suspect was detained. Officers spoke with the victim and determined the suspect was in a former dating relationship with the male subject. The victim was walking along Ocean Front Walk with her current boyfriend. The suspect saw the victim and her boyfriend and began yelling at them. The suspect followed the victim onto the pier and confronted them. The suspect then punched the victim in the throat area. The suspect was immediately detained by SMPD Harbor Guards. The suspect was placed under arrest.

Stacey Marie Kirby, 39, homeless was arrested for Battery. Bail was set at $20,000.

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