SWAT officers were called to a burglary at a North Long Beach Target store overnight, but it turned out the suspects had fled before police arrived, according to authorities.
Police said an alarm company called them around 2:50 a.m. Monday to report three people were inside the store on Cherry Avenue, just north of the 91 Freeway.
Officers surrounded the store and called in help from SWAT, but, “It was later determined the suspects fled the scene on foot prior to officer arrival,” Long Beach police spokeswoman Shaunna Dandoy said.
The burglars took “an unknown amount of electronics,” police said.
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