Off-duty deputy involved in fight to prevent vehicle theft 

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department seal. File Photo
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department seal. File Photo

An off-duty, unidentified deputy was involved in a fight with an individual outside the Egg Plantation to prevent a vehicle theft Wednesday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials.  

Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokeswoman for the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, confirmed an off-duty deputy, not affiliated with the station, got into a fight in the 24400 block of North Walnut Street in Santa Clarita with an individual who attempted to steal a vehicle. 

Esteban Benitez, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, said the agency received a call for a medical emergency at that location at approximately 12:45 p.m. and emergency personnel arrived at the scene at approximately 12:49 p.m. 

He confirmed the incident involved the SCV Sheriff’s Station, but there was no further information. He confirmed there were no injuries or transport due to the incident.  

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