A homeowner in Arroyo Grande is reminding community members to lock their doors after he says a man tried to break into his home Tuesday night.
Surveillance video from the home near the Arroyo Grande High School shows a man outside trying to open doors, look inside, and break in unsuccessfully around 7:45 p.m.
Steven Ruhl, the owner of the home told police the man claimed he was being chased.
While surveillance shows what may be a weapon in the intruder's hand; police say they didn’t find one on him. However, Ruhl tells KSBY he found a knife on his front lawn the next morning.
Police say the man was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.