CERRITOS (CBSLA) — An off-duty sheriff’s deputy tackled a robbery suspect to the ground at Los Cerritos Center during Black Friday shopping.
It remains unclear if the suspect was armed, but the official said as soon as he saw the robbery, he jumped into action.READ MORE: Southern California Welcomes Autumn Rain, Cooler Temperatures
It also wasn’t immediately clear if he was robbing a store at the Cerritos mall or a customer.READ MORE: Federal Investigators Name MSC DANIT As 'Party In Interest' As Lawmakers Intensify Scrutiny Of Coastal Offshore Drilling
Several patrol cars quickly arrived at the scene to respond to the incident.
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