LOS ANGELES (CBSMiami/AP) — This was not part of their show. A woman reportedly pointed a gun at employees while inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood.READ MORE: Officials Worry Large Crowds Will Leave Mess Behind After Memorial Day Weekend
This as she screamed about Cuba. She then returned hours later to wave a machete at reporters and has since been arrested, Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials said Friday.
Maricia Medrano, 35, was arrested on suspicion of assault and making criminal threats, the sheriff’s office said in a statement.
Medrano walked into the DASH boutique late Thursday morning, pointed a handgun at two employees and shouted “stay away from Cuba,” the statement said. She then knocked several items off a counter and left.
About two hours later, Medrano returned with a 14-inch (36-centimeter) machete and swung it at reporters and photographers who had gathered outside the shop after the robbery, threatening to stab them, the statement said.
The woman was captured on video saying, “The Kardashians will be executed if they step on communist territory.”READ MORE: Death Of Child Pulled From Homestead Pond Under Investigation
Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian visited Havana, Cuba, in May 2016.
No one was injured and the Medrano got away both times before deputies arrived.
Sheriff’s investigators served a search warrant at Medrano’s home in Los Angeles Thursday night and found two guns that fire BB-like projectiles. The guns looked similar to the one used inside the store, the statement said.
Medrano was arrested and was being held Friday for lack $50,000 bail.
A message left at a number listed for Medrano in public records wasn’t immediately returned. The sheriff’s department did not know if she had a lawyer who could comment on the allegations.
The three sisters founded DASH, which sells clothing and accessories, in 2006. There is a second store in Miami Beach, Florida.MORE NEWS: Florida Law Enforcement Officials Reassure Parents On Potential School Shooter Threat
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