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Man arrested after breaking into home covered in fumigation tent

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Posted at 10:12 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 13:12:08-04

A man is behind bars after breaking into a home that was covered by a fumigation tent.

According to Bakersfield Police, officers responded to reports of a burglary at a home in the area of Chester W. Nimitz Street and Fairview Road on Friday afternoon.

Police say they found a portion of the tent had been removed.

After about 45 minutes, police were able to get the suspect, identified as 27-year-old Julian Vasquez, to exit the home.

Police say he was medically cleared from exposure to poisonous chemicals.

Vasquez now faces a charge of burglary.