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Man Found Sleeping On Woman's Couch Chased With Machete

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A Sacramento, California woman says she used her machete to chase out a man she found sleeping on her couch. A Sacramento, California woman says she used her machete to chase out a man she found sleeping on her couch.

A South Sacramento woman says she chased a stranger who she found sleeping on her couch out of her home with a machete.

Teryl Parnell says she woke up to find a man sleeping on her couch. She says her Chinese food was eaten and her valuables were on the floor ready to go.

Parnell says she knows exactly how to use her machete.

She says she tricked the man by offering him coffee, but came back with the weapon instead.

Deputies arrived and took the man into custody. Deputies say he was released on bail but was recently picked up again for allegedly driving a stolen car.

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