One person is in custody following a deputy-involved fight in Valencia Friday afternoon near the Hyatt Regency Hotel, where an individual reportedly “challenged” a deputy to a fight.
BREAKING: A deputy-involved fight has been reported bear McBean Parkway and the Valencia Town Center.
Posted by KHTS Radio on Friday, August 14, 2020
At around 3:50 p.m. Friday, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station responded to a deputy-involved altercation near the intersection of McBean Parkway and Town Center Drive.
“It appears that the suspect came up to the deputy and challenged him to a fight,” said Lt. Ethan Marquez with the station.
Several incidents of vandalism were reported just north of the location, near McBean Pkwy. and Newhall Ranch Road.
“The suspect was possibly striking car windshields with a skateboard,” said Shirley Miller, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
A skateboard was reportedly recovered by deputies after the fight, according to officials on scene.
One person was taken into custody as a result of the altercation. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident.
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