Bakersfield police arrest man suspected of snooping outside home with rifle in hand

A still image taken from home security video provided by a Bakersfield, Calif., homeowner shows a prowler with a rifle outside his home early Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

Officers have arrested the man they believe was captured in a video holding a rifle outside a southwest Bakersfield home early Wednesday morning.

Officers say 24-year-old William Kindred was the prowler in the video.

He has been arrested on a warrant for an outstanding parole violation.

Police said Kindred had a nonfunctioning BB gun when he approached the home. They also believe he had no intent to harm any residents in the area.

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