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Man caught hopping fence into California Adventure during closure

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Posted at 12:06 PM, Apr 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-20 15:06:16-04

(KGTV) — A man was caught sneaking into Disneyland's California Adventure Park Sunday night as the park remains closed.

Just before 10:30 p.m., Anaheim Police said 18-year-old Jeremiah Smith was seen jumping over a perimeter fence near the park by Disneyland security.

Police used a helicopter to help quickly locate Smith, who was in an area of California Adventure that's currently under construction. It's not clear what Smith's motivation was to enter the park.

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APD says the rest of the park was searched and no other suspects were located.

Smith was issued a citation for trespassing and released, police said.