Police arrested a man who they say beat and kicked a security guard after being asked to leave the Jackie Robinson Community Center in Pasadena for causing a disturbance on Wednesday afternoon.
Osaromen Evbuomwan-Owa, 26, described as a transient, was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the alleged attack, which occurred at about 3:10 p.m. at the community center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., according to Pasadena police officials and Los Angeles County booking records.
Evbuomwan-Owa had been asked to leave the facility because he had been “causing a disturbance,” Pasadena police Lt. Sean Dawkins said.
The suspect became enraged and began punching the security guard, Dawkins said. The victim fell to the ground. He continued to kick him.”
Dawkins said the victim, a 28-year-old man, showed swelling of his face but did not wish to be taken to a hospital.
Responding officers found and arrested Evbuomwan-Owa nearby, according to the lieutenant.
Bail was set at $30,000 pending the suspect’s initial court appearance, records show.