Antioch CA Jan 30 2017 On January 25 at 4:15 pm, Antioch Police officers were dispatched to the Somersville Town Center for four juveniles who were asked to leave the property and threatened to assault a mall security guard. Officers arrived and contacted the four juveniles who were refusing to leave.
The security guard gave a statement that one of the juveniles (a 16 year old male) threatened to kill him. Officers arrested the juvenile who made the threats and told the other three juveniles that they needed to leave the property.
According to Antioch Police, one juvenile (a 15 year old male) refused to leave the property and started telling the officers that he did not need to leave. The juvenile started to walk back towards the mall, and an officer moved in to arrest him.
The juvenile started to flee on foot, and the officer took the juvenile into custody after a brief struggle. While they were taking that juvenile into custody, his two friends (both 15 year old males) tried to interfere with the arrest and were arrested for obstruction.
One of the juveniles was sent to Juvenile Hall for obstructing police. The other three juveniles were booked at the Antioch PD jail and later released to their parents with a citation.
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