The police in California on Monday said they arrested a burglary suspect who allegedly tried to dig in a company the wall to steal goods.
(La Verne Police)
The police in California on Monday said they arrested a burglary suspect who allegedly buried in the wall of a store to steal goods.
After arrival in the Domestic Dairy Store around 4 a.m. on Aug. 17, officers discovered “a hole in the wall of the business,” a press release from the La Verne Police Department said.
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“Officers determined that the suspect had a dark tunnel into the business with the intention of stealing property inside,” police said.
The department shared two photos from the scene on Facebook — shows a large hole in the wall and the other of a suspect, whose face was covered, apparently the entrance of the store. The suspect appears to have struck a stack of two-liter soda bottles in the process.
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The suspect, identified as Rudy Mindiola, was not more in the store as officers arrived, but was hiding in the area, Lieutenant Thomas Frayeh told Fox News. The officers ultimately found the suspect, as well as a mask and tools, police said.
Mindiola was taken into custody for commercial burglary and possession of burglary tools. He was later released on a $20,000 bond, police said.
Fox News’ attempts to reach Mindiola were not successful.