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Man accused of rock-throwing assault at downtown Sacramento business arrested

SACRAMENTO - Police have arrested a man who allegedly assaulted someone at a shop in downtown Sacramento over the weekend.  

At around 12:50 p.m., a man armed with a metal pipe went inside Rodney's Cigars & Liquors at the corner of 10th and J streets. According to video recorded at the scene, a bystander followed him inside and, along with other bystanders, took the pipe away from the suspect. The suspect was then removed from the store. 

The suspect then allegedly threw a rock through the window of the door, hitting someone inside, say Sacramento police. The person who was hit by the rock received minor injuries. 

The suspect then left the area. 

On Sunday around 3:30 p.m., police found the suspect in the area of K and 3rd streets and took him into custody. 

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