College Area Burglary: Suspect Arrested

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SAN DIEGO (FOX 5/KUSI) — A man suspected of breaking into a College Area home while the family was sleeping was arrested a short time later, authorities said.

The burglary occurred at a home in the 5600 block of Mary Lane Drive, San Diego police Lt. Daniel Meyer said in a news release.

Police said the resident who called police was sleeping at home with members of her family when the man was inside.

When officers arrived, the suspect was found in the backyard of the property. He began to run away from officers, police said.

A short time later, the suspect, 22-year-old Dillan Baldwin Acuna, was arrested and booked into San Diego Central Jail on suspicion of home invasion, police said.