WARWICK, RI November 12 2018
Police were called to the Warwick Mall at 400 Bald Hill Road for a report of an assault in progress.
Officers arrived in the mall’s food court, where mall security had a man, identified as, Charles Sczuroski, 33, of 30 Howard Ave., Cranston, in custody.
Upon speaking with witnesses, police learned that Sczuroski had pushed the mall’s food court manager and pushed a chair at him.
He was also accused of threatening the manager.
The manager told officers that he had found a group of men playing cards in the food court, Sczuroski among them. The manager told them they had to stop their game, since playing cards is against the mall’s rules.
Sczuroski stood and pushed a chair at the manager, according to one witness, then charged at him, pushing the manager, according to both the manager’s and the witness’s accounts.
Mall security officers, who were the first to respond to the disturbance, took Sczuroski into custody.
Police arrested Sczuroski and transported him to Warwick Police Headquarters where he was charged with assault and issued a trespass warning and banned from the mall for a year.