A 20-yr-previous lady who allegedly clobbered a person with a metallic membership outdoors a Manhattan Seashore grocery store in January pleaded not responsible Wednesday to misdemeanor assault and petty theft fees.
Latheda September Butler of Los Angeles is charged with one rely every of assault with a lethal weapon — a steering wheel lock — and tried petty theft of child components, in response to Ricardo Santiago of the Los Angeles County District Lawyer’s Workplace.
Butler noticed herself on a information broadcast and surrendered Monday on the Los Angeles Police Division’s 77th Road Station, in response to Manhattan Seashore police Sgt. Tim Zins.
The alleged assault occurred about 5:30 p.m. Jan. four, after two suspects have been seen shoplifting at a Ralphs grocery store within the 2700 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard, based on the sergeant.
“A witness noticed two feminine suspects shoplifting,” Zins stated. “When the suspects observed they have been being watched, they fled from the shop.”
When the witness adopted the suspects outdoors to see what car they might get into, they tried to cover the license plate and certainly one of them — later recognized as Butler — allegedly whacked the person over the top with a metallic membership earlier than they drove off, Zins stated.
The witness ended up with a bump on his head, however wasn’t hospitalized, in accordance with the sergeant, who stated the second suspect continues to be at giant.
Butler is due again in a Torrance courtroom for a pretrial listening to on April 12.
— Metropolis Information Service
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