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2 sought, 1 arrested in West L.A. electronics burglary [Updated]

Venice-Pursuit
Two burglary suspects were at large Tuesday and one was in custody after leading police on a brief chase following an alleged break-in at a Best Buy store in West Los Angeles, authorities said.

Officers responded at 3:20 a.m. to an alarm at the electronics retailer in the 11300 block of West Pico Boulevard, said Bruce Borihanh, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman. As they arrived, they saw a U-Haul moving truck leaving the area, Borihanh said.

The van, which police said was filled with stolen electronics, led the officers on a pursuit to Venice.

The three men in the van bailed out of the moving truck near Millwood Avenue and Electric Avenue and fled on foot, police said.

Police arrested one man and had set up a perimeter in the area in an effort to find the other two, Borihanh said.

[Updated at 8:58 a.m.: Police said all three burglary suspects were now in custody after the two remaining suspects were arrested shortly before 8 a.m Tuesday.]

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Photo: A police officer restrains a police dog as one of three suspects is being pulled of hiding at the back of a residence on Milwood Avenue in Venice. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

 
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