A San Luis Obispo man was arrested early Friday morning after fighting with the owner of a vehicle he allegedly tried to burglarize.
A 20-year-old man and his friend were walking home near Kentucky and Stafford streets just before 2:30 a.m. when they saw Matthew Wykoff, 19, allegedly trying to break the driver's side window of their vehicle with his fist, according to a news release from the San Luis Obispo Police Department. The pair confronted Wykoff and wrestled him to the ground.
Wykoff violently resisted, according to police, and punched the 20-year-old man several times.
Nearby residents heard the fight and called 911.
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Both Wykoff and the other man had minor injuries and were treated at the scene, according to police.
Wykoff was arrested on suspicion of attempted vehicle burglary and assault. He was booked into County Jail, where bail was set at $50,000.
Police said someone in a vehicle associated with Wykoff drove away once Wykoff was confronted. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 781-7317.