On February 16 at approximately 4:40 p.m.

Officers were in the area of 14th Street and Wilshire Boulevard when the observed a man who they recognized as a wanted individual. The man, later identified as Sean Florey, was wanted for Assault with a Deadly Weapon.

As officers exited their vehicle, Florey ran away from the officers. The officers pursued Florey on foot and commanded him to stop. Officers quickly set up a perimeter in the area and conducted a search for Florey. Florey attempted to run out of the perimeter; however, officers were able to catch him in a backyard and take him into custody. Sean Florey, 34, from Los Angeles, was arrested for vandalism, resisting arrest, assault with a deadly weapon and a warrant. Florey was not booked at the Santa Monica Police Department due to his warrant being out of another city.

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