UPDATED TO INCLUDE NEW ARREST DETAILS:
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies arrested a man on suspicion of robbery and possession of a controlled substance near his residence in Newhall on Saturday.
According to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, a man was observed stealing uniforms from a business on the 24800 block of Pico Canyon Road in Stevenson Ranch. An employee at the business attempted to retrieve the property from the suspect, but in doing so, the victim had his foot run over by the suspect’s vehicle, causing pain.
The victim sustained a minor injury and declined medical attention on the scene, according to Arriaga.
Following the incident, Arriaga said deputies located the vehicle on the 23500 block of Newhall Avenue in Newhall. Deputies detained the suspect and conducted a vehicle search.
“During a search of his vehicle, a clear bag containing psilocybin mushrooms was recovered from inside the vehicle,” Arriaga said. “The suspect was ultimately arrested for robbery and possession of a controlled substance.”
The suspect was booked into the SCV Sheriff’s Station and remained in custody as of Monday, according to Arriaga.