A 47-year-old man died Wednesday morning after he was arrested for reportedly causing a disturbance at a Richmond business.
Police responded to a 10:35 a.m. report of a man damaging property inside a business in the 12600 block of San Pablo Avenue.
Officers arrived and found a man who was stumbling and who fell to the ground and appeared to be in medical distress or under the influence of drugs, police said. They tried to calm the man and provided medical assistance until paramedics arrived.
Officers placed the man in a prone position and one officer placed his knee on the man’s lower back to handcuff him.
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