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Man Arrested While Trying To Fix Flat Tires With Gauze, Band-Aids

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. — Southern California sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of a suspicious man next to a parked SUV arrived to find him attempt...
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MISSION VIEJO, Calif. — Southern California sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of a suspicious man next to a parked SUV arrived to find him attempting an unusual (and ineffective) method to fix a flat tire.

The man was attempting to patch two damaged tires using gauze and Band-Aids, Orange County authorities said in a Facebook post.

A citizen reported the suspicious man next to a vehicle near Felipe Road and Barbadanes around 6 a.m.

When deputies arrived, they found both driver’s side tires flat and a 26-year-old man trying to repair them using gauze and Band-Aids.

The man was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs, deputies said.

The suspect’s identity was not released.