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Police arrest peeping and prowling suspect after foot pursuit in San Luis Obispo

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - San Luis Obispo Police Department received a call regarding a male suspect who was seen prowling into a women's bedroom window.

At around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, officials received the call from a resident in the 100 block of Hathway.

The female caller reported seeing a male suspect, who was later identified as 55-year-old Sean Anderson of San Luis Obispo, looking into a roommate's bedroom window.

The caller was able to provide the dispatcher with the location of the suspect as officers were arriving. When officers arrived and attempted to contact Anderson he fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit Anderson was taken into custody without any injuries.

Anderson was taken to the police department where he was interviewed before being booked at County Jail. He was booked for Prowling, Peeping and resisting arrest with bail set at $10,000.

The Police Department would like to remind residents, especially the student population, to remain vigilant about their personal safety and to immediately report any suspicious activity. Also, leave outside lights on at night and to secure doors and windows.

If you have any further information about Sean Anderson or incidents of prowling, you are encouraged to contact the San Luis Obispo Police Department at 805-781-7312 or Crime Stoppers at 805-549-STOP.


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