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Attempted burglar hit with bear spray

Published on 7/22/2011

A residential burglar hiding in a master bedroom closet of a home on the 3500 block of Bay Road in unincorporated Redwood City Thursday afternoon fled the scene after the resident hit him with bear spray, according to police.

At approximately 2:48 p.m., the resident found the man hiding and sprayed him. The man then dove out the window, climbed over the backyard fence and hid. Sheriff deputies arrested the man, identified as Edgar Aguiniga, 30, of East Palo Alto, according to police.