Arrest at San Elijo Hills Albertsons

SAN MARCOS —- A man suspected of pushing a woman, believed to be his girlfriend, found himself under arrest Monday afternoon when he failed to stop the mistreatment at the request of witnesses —- two off-duty sheriff’s deputies.

The two deputes were at the Albertsons at 1571 San Elijo Road at about 3 p.m. when they spotted the man mistreating the woman, said San Diego Sheriff’s Sgt. Stephanie Guerra.

“They attempted to help the victim, and it turned into a confrontation,” Guerra said.

When the two identified themselves as off-duty sheriff’s deputies, the revelation “didn’t seem to affect” the suspect, Guerra said.

She said the man was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence.


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