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Man, 22, arrested after threatening Victorville Walmart employee with scissors

VICTORVILLE, Calif. ( — A 22-year-old man is behind bars after allegedly threatening a Walmart employee with a pair of scissors, officials said.

It happened on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in the 12200 block of Palmdale Road in Victorville.

At about 4:30 pm the suspect, Diamond Lavell Anderson, of Victorville, was inside the store and threatened an employee with a pair of scissors he was holding, officials said.

According to sheriff’s spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez, the employee told Anderson he had to leave and he told the employee he would cut him.

“Anderson set the scissors down at one point and walked through the store where he obtained another pair. He spent several minutes, with the scissors in hand, in the optical department before again putting the scissors down and leaving the store,” stated Rodriguez.

Deputies located Anderson in the nearby desert and took him into custody.

He was arrested and booked at High Desert Detention Center for assault with a deadly weapon. He is currently being held at West Valley Detention Center.

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