A 62-year-old Winnetka resident was arrested Tuesday morning after attempting to burglarize a home with a woman inside, and obtaining a weapon in the home, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials.
According to Sgt. Mark Perkins, a spokesman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station, deputies responded to a call for service regarding a home invasion at 7:45 a.m. on the 17200 block of Anne Freda Street.
The call detailed a woman still inside and had sustained injury.
Upon arrival, deputies had to force entry and arrested the male intruder on suspicion of burglary and robbery.
According to Deputy Robert Jensen, a spokesman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station, the man was on parole for carjacking. He was booked into the SCV Sheriff’s Station and remains in custody at the time of this publication.
Deputies learned that the woman had sustained injury in a struggle to close and lock the door, according to Perkins. They also learned that the suspect had picked up a knife from the kitchen during the incident.