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Man arrested after reportedly vandalizing downtown building, threatening employee, police say

Posted: 11:29 AM, Jan 13, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-13 17:17:30-05
San Diego police

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A man was arrested after San Diego Police say he threatened an employee and vandalized a downtown office building.

According to police, the incident happened around 9:30 a.m. at the Mills Building on Imperial Avenue downtown. The building houses San Diego County government offices.

Police say the man threatened an employee on the 5th floor of the building before damaging computer monitors in the office.

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A building employee was able to handcuff the man, restraining him until police arrived.

The suspect was arrested for vandalism and battery.

At this time, it’s unclear how the suspect got into the building.