GALT, Calif. (KTXL) — Galt police say a man was arrested Thursday after a caller reported a burglary-in-progress at a home that had two children inside.
According to police, officers went to the reported home near Lake Canyon Avenue and Golden Heights Drive around 1:41 p.m.
The caller informed police that the man had entered the home through a window while two children were inside.
Police say the man left the home by jumping over the back fence into a neighbor’s yard.
He was later found inside the neighbor’s home after he entered through the garage, according to police.
Officers say they arrested him when they found him trying to hide between a couch and coffee table.
Police identified him as 55-year-old Louis Dulay.
He was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment and other charges, according to police.