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Naked Florida man breaks into home, attacks homeowner with rake

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Posted at 11:37 AM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 19:33:33-04

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A man in Pasco County is facing burglary and aggravated assault charges after allegedly breaking into a home and attacking the homeowner with a rake.

Authorities say the victims found Maurice Castanedo, 37, naked in their home Friday night.

After calling authorities, one of the victims threw Castanedo out of the home and they got into a physical altercation. 

Castanedo used a rake to hit the man in the back several times, leaving multiple puncture wounds. 

The man was able to get a hammer from his truck and strike Castanedo several times before he ran away from the scene. 

K9 and Air responded to the scene where K9 Corporal Blazer tracked and located the suspect a few streets away. 

Castanedo was arrested after the victim positively identified him at the scene.