APPLE VALLEY, Calif. (VVNG.com) — An 18-year-old was arrested for robbery after she was caught stealing baby formula from Target, officials said.
It happened on Monday, December 16, 2019, at the Target located in the 20200 block of State Highway 18.
At about 12:20 pm deputies from the Apple Valley Police Department received a call regarding a Hispanic female shoplifting.
The suspect, later identified as Sienna Ruiz, a resident of Apple Valley, was being held by Target Loss Prevention, officials said.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jackie Alban said Ruiz took $146.94 worth of baby formula.
“Target Loss Prevention also advised they approached Ruiz outside of the front doors, identifying themselves as Target Loss Prevention and attempted to detain Ruiz. Ruiz pushed the Loss Prevention Officer and attempted to run away from them. She also attempted to hit one of the Loss Prevention Officers and scratched him on his wrist,” stated Alban.
Ruiz was arrested for PC 211, Robbery-Strong Arm and booked at HDDC. According to public records, her bail is set at $100,000 and is scheduled for arraignment in a Victorville courtroom on December 18, 2019.
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