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Crime spree suspect arrested in Spring Valley

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A suspect is behind bars, after a series of robberies and carjackings in the East County. The sheriff's department says the man, caught on surveillance video, is 41-year-old Kevin Knight.

Knight was tased and arrested Wednesday morning in Spring Valley while deputies were investigating a reported car burglary.

Authorities say Knight was caught on surveillance video around noon Tuesday sweating profusely and changing his shirt at a smoke shop in the 9600 block of Jamacha Boulevard in Spring Valley. Minutes later, he threatened the person behind the counter with a gun and took off with his car keys.

Knight is suspected of two robberies, two home invasions, and four car thefts Tuesday in El Cajon and Rancho San Diego.

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