Members of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s Crime Impact Team helped deputies arrest a man accused of chasing another man through a Valencia parking lot at gunpoint Monday.
About 1:30 p.m., deputies pulled over a motorist at the intersection of Golden Valley Road and Sierra Highway near La Cocina Bar & Grill.
“This was a suspect in a criminal threats, assault with a deadly weapon, case,” Lt. Andy Dahring told The Signal.
The CIT is a special operations unit, Shirley Miller, spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station said.
“They were assisting detectives in the arrest,” she said.
The suspect, a Santa Clarita man in his 30s, was arrested in connection with a gun incident earlier in the day.
Deputies responded to a call at 7 a.m. reporting “an adult with a gun chasing another man through the parking lot” at 28500 Westinghouse Place.
“He allegedly pointed a handgun and made a threat to shoot,” she said, noting that the victim and suspect know each other.