(CNN) San Diego police on Thursday morning arrested a 36-year-old man in connection with a series of attacks on the California city's homeless population, police announced.
Anthony Alexander Padgett was taken into custody in Chula Vista, just south of San Diego, Capt. David Nisleit told reporters.
Nisleit said police had probable cause for the arrest but didn't offer specifics. He said the investigation is ongoing and indicated tips from the public led to Padgett's arrest.
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