A man caught climbing a fence at a Southern California jail was trying to get in, not out, authorities say.
Sheriff's officials say 28-year-old Shane James McDonald wasn't a prisoner at the Central Detention Center in San Bernardino when he was spotted scaling the perimeter fence early Sunday. But he did have a warrant out for his arrest.
McDonald was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and on the warrant. It's not clear on what charge he was wanted.
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Officials aren't sure why McDonald wanted to get into the jail, but that's where he ended up. He's being held in lieu of $25,000 bail.
It wasn't immediately known if he had an attorney who could speak on his behalf.