SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — A 26-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in Santa Clarita after a family fight over toilet paper turned physical, according to the sheriff’s department.
Deputies were called to the residence near Plum Canyon Road and Mirabelle Lane in Saugus about 3 a.m. Monday, according to Shirley Miller of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.
According to the sheriff’s station, the son accused the mother of hiding the family’s toilet paper, and he allegedly punched her.
Adrian Yan was arrested for suspicion of battery, Miller said. The victim declined medical treatment at the scene.
Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva recently expressed concerns about an anticipated increase in domestic violence with families crammed together in their homes during the shelter-in-place directive resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Toilet paper has become a hot commodity amid the coronavirus pandemic, with residents across Southern California lining up at most grocery stores every day to secure a pack.
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