A Monrovia man was arrested Thursday after plowing his car into a 7-Eleven store in Arcadia.

The crash occurred at 6:55 a.m. into the convenience store at 1003 S. Baldwin Ave., according to a statement by Arcadia police.

Officers learned the man had entered the store and caused a disturbance, throwing merchandise at employees before leaving the store, getting into his vehicle and intentionally driving through the front doors and into the business, police officials said.

Witnesses told officers that employees and customers were standing at the front of the store at the time.

The man tried to run away but was detained by store employees and customers until officers arrived, police said. No injuries were reported.

The man was arrested for suspicion of attempted murder and taken to the Arcadia Police Department, where he remained in custody on $2 million bail, police said.

The investigation continued and anyone with information was encouraged to call the Arcadia Police Department at 626-574-5151. Refer to case number 22-4977. Anonymous information can be conveyed through Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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