Man arrested after hiding in closet of woman’s Benicia home

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A man was arrested after he was found hiding inside a woman’s closet in Benicia early Sunday morning. 

According to the Benicia Police Department, a woman living on the 1300 block of West K Street called officers around 2:45 a.m., reporting that there are noises from a bedroom. 

When police arrived at the residence, they found a man hiding inside the closet with a folding knife and duct tape. After a struggle, police arrested the suspect and later found his car in the area. 

Police said the victim was not physically harmed. 

The suspect was identified as 41-year-old Timothy Allen Allison. He was booked into Solano County Jail on multiple charges, including first-degree burglary.