Long Beach Police officers caught two residential burglary suspects at two different locations in Long Beach when they responded to a break-in on the 5800 block of Lewis Avenue Friday, authorities said.
The first male suspect was found inside a trash can in a church parking lot near 70th Street and Orange Avenue. He was found in possession of stolen jewelry, Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) spokeswoman Nancy Pratt said.
The second male suspect was located in the backyard of a home on the 6700 block of Lemon Avenue, she said.
Police responded to the burglary at 11:30AM and were able to locate the suspects by establishing a perimeter and using the assistance of a K-9 unit.
The investigation is ongoing, authorities said.
Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Burglary Detail at (562) 570-7351.
Anonymous tips may be submitted by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), texting TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visiting www.lacrimestoppers.org.
Support our journalism.
Hyperlocal news is an essential force in our democracy, but it costs money to keep an organization like this one alive, and we can’t rely on advertiser support alone. That’s why we’re asking readers like you to support our independent, fact-based journalism. We know you like it—that’s why you’re here. Help us keep hyperlocal news alive in Long Beach.