Transient Steals Cart Of Groceries, Tries To Set A Man On Fire; Facing Attempted Murder Charges
Raul Bautista of Moreno Valley, facing attempted murder charges. Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept

A 31 year old transient from Moreno Valley has been arrested for walking into a grocery store in Moreno Valley and walking out with a loaded cart of groceries.

 

The problem was Raul Bautista did not pay for the food.

 

When a store employee confronted Bautista, Bautista threw some lighter fluid on the employee and tried to set him on fire with a cigarette lighter.

 

Bautista ran but could not outrun the bloodhounds used by Sheriffs deputies and was taken into custody.

 

He  is facing charges of attempted murder and robbery.

 

 

Raul Bautista of Moreno Valley, facing attempted murder charges.

Photo from Riverside County Sheriffs Dept