Visalia police arrest suspected thief hiding in victim's bathroom

September 1, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Visalia police are investigating a case that may have you double checking the locks on your doors and windows.

Officers went to a home on Meadowbrook near Beech just after 4 a.m. They say a man reported he was burglarized overnight while he was sleeping.

The victim thought the thief was gone but an officer searched the house and found the suspect hiding in an upstairs bathroom. Investigators say 20-year-old Codi Duckworth went in through a window and couldn't escape once the victim woke up.

Duckworth was booked in jail on burglary charges