PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police say a man was arrested after a 3-year-old picked up an unattended handgun and pointed it at a family member at a home in central California.

Officials in Porterville say the gun was quickly taken away from the child and nobody was hurt.

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The Fresno Bee reported Saturday that officers responded after authorities got a call that a child had access to an unattended handgun.

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Police say the man left the gun on a couch when he went into another room and the child picked it up.

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The 38-year-old suspect fled the scene with the weapon but officers found him and the gun at his residence the next day.