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A man on Saturday was arrested for the third time in six days in Redwood City, with two of the incidents involving hot prowl burglaries and the third for allegedly annoying a child under 15 years old at Sequoia High.

Vashon Conway, 40, is back behind bars following his arrest Saturday in the area of Hansen Way just east of Veterans Boulevard, police said. The resident of a motorhome informed police just after 4 p.m. she heard someone attempting to open the side door screen of the vehicle. She said an unknown man entered the motorhome and she found him standing in the dining area behind the driver’s seat, police said. Fearing for her safety, she armed herself with a stick and the suspect left.

Officers located Conway, who matched the description provided by the victim, in the area of 1450 Veterans Blvd. The victim positively identified him as the man who entered her motorhome, police said.

At the time, Conway had been out on bail for a similar alleged crime committed just three days before. On Wednesday, July 8, Conway was arrested for residential burglary, being under the influence of a controlled substance and a probation violation in connection with a hot-prowl incident at an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Hilton St. In that case, police said, he allegedly removed the front window screen of an apartment. The resident found Conway standing in his living room. Conway fled after being spotted.

Conway has been booked once again into San Mateo County Jail for burglary and committing a felony while on bail for the Wednesday incident. Further details weren’t immediately available about his arrested for annoying a child at Sequoia High on Sunday, July 5.

Anyone that may have additional information regarding this incident or others are encouraged to contact Redwood City Police Detective Sergeant Nick Perna at 6650-780-7672 or the Redwood City Police Department’s Tip Line at 650-780-7107.