Three Glendale Police officers received cuts and bruises while
trying to arrest a Burbank man who allegedly refused to leave his
The incident occurred at 3:30 p.m. Friday at Edge Teleservices.
According to police reports, 42-year-old Brock Lovett Cato of
Burbank, a former employee, was walking around the business and
refusing to leave. Police had previously been notified when Cato
threatened employees, police reports said.
When confronted by police, Cato allegedly told officers he would
fight them. He was sprayed in the face with pepper spray, then
charged the officers and swung his fists, reports said. One officer
struck Cato with a baton, and police were eventually able to restrain
him, reports said.
Two of the officers were treated by paramedics for cuts to their
arms, while one was treated for a bruised nose and cheek. Cato was
taken to County-USC Medical Center where he was treated for a broken
arm, police reports said.