A man who was seen by officers running with a crowbar early Tuesday in Alhambra was detained.
The man was running in the middle of the street with a crowbar in one hand, police said. The officer called for backup after he followed the man for a few blocks.
The man eventually got rid of the crowbar before officers were able to corner him and detain him safely, police said.
No injuries were reported.
Paramedics took the man to a hospital where he was placed on a psychiatric hold, police said.
In other news, a woman who was struck and killed by a acar in Alhambra was identified.