A lady was arrested on suspicion of arson after a hearth was set at a 7-Eleven retailer within the Mid-Wilshire space on Monday night time, the Los Angeles Police Division mentioned.
The incident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. within the 5200 block of West Olympic Boulevard. The suspect, recognized as Caren Satterfield, 47, entered the shop and began displaying erratic conduct, Officer Annie Hernandez mentioned.
“The suspect began yelling and damaging property. The worker was in a position to disguise within the workplace and referred to as the police,” Hernandez mentioned.
Earlier than police arrived, video footage exhibits a girl trashing the shop, throwing gadgets, breaking home windows and finally utilizing objects to dam the doorway, barricading herself within the retailer.
As police tried to take the suspect into custody, she allegedly began a hearth by utilizing a cigarette lighter and “piling a bunch of things,” in line with Hernandez. The worker escaped safely.
Video footage exhibits massive flames popping out close to the entrance of the constructing.
The Los Angeles Fireplace Division extinguished the fireplace, and Satterfield was taken into custody.
She is being held on $75,000 bond.