College Area woman wakes to find stranger taking shower in her home

SAN DIEGO - A woman in the College Area of San Diego says she woke up Friday to find a stranger taking a shower in her home.

The San Diego Police Department said the incident occurred at 5:15 a.m. at a gated community on the 4400 block of Palo Verde Terrace.

The victim described the intruder as a white man in his 30s wearing only shorts and a backpack. 

Police said they arrested a man matching that description right away.

10News has learned that he has been accused of breaking into homes to use showers before. 

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