The following incidents were taken from police reports:
MEDIA DISTRICT NORTH
* 2311 N. Hollywood Way: A 23-year-old Van Nuys man allegedly
slipped out of handcuffs and ran from police while being arrested
Monday on suspicion of shoplifting. Officers gave chase and took the
man back into custody.
* 260 E. Hollywood Way: A 26-year-old Sylmar man was arrested
Monday after allegedly attempting to punch several employees at
Gitana Restaurant. Employees told police when the man was asked to
leave, he tried to strike employees with a cocktail glass and punch a
security guard. Security guards restrained him until police could
MEDIA CITY CENTER
* 600 N. San Fernando Blvd.: IKEA store security reported Monday
they found a loaded handgun inside a fanny pack in a restroom. The
loaded .380-caliber handgun was found at 1:15 p.m., and police said
the serial number was scratched off.
* 2000 Hollywood Way: Police responding to a burglar alarm at
Sav-On on Saturday night discovered someone broke in and stole a
large amount of prescription drugs. Police said the burglars gained
entry into the store by smashing the front window.