Clovis Police arrest suspected ‘hot prowl’ burglar armed with 10-inch hunting knife

Crime

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May 04 2021 05:30 pm

CLOVIS, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — The Clovis Police Department said they arrested a 24-year-old Fresno man for an early Thursday morning “hot prowl” burglary. 

Police said around 3:30  a.m., a Clovis resident called 911 and told dispatchers that someone was attempting to force entry into the side of her house near Fallbrook and Peach avenues.

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When officers arrived they said they found David Hernandez on the side of the home attempting to pry a door open using a 10-inch hunting knife.

Police said Hernandez had no prior affiliation with the victim’s residence but was in the area visiting a friend.

Hernandez was taken into custody without incident and was later booked into the Fresno County Jail on burglary charges.

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