Man was found hiding in garage on E Street

One burglary suspect was arrested but a possible second suspect remains at large after a burglary in in Taft Heights Thursday morning.

The suspect was found hiding in a detached garage in the 500 block of E Street after a 30-minute search through the area.

Taft Police and Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to a burglary report in the area about 8 a.m. They were told by witnesses the suspects fled as they arrived.

One suspect matching the description from witnesses was spotted running southbound from the scene and other officers arrived and began searching the area.
The suspect was located inside the garage and taken into custody about 8:40 a.m.

Officers also recovered a knife at the scene but it wasn't immediately known if that was linked to the suspect.

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