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Deputies search for burglar in South L.A. bank

August 18, 2011 | 11:20 am

Deputies were called out to a bank Thursday in the Florence area of South L.A. after receiving a report of a possible burglary, but no burglar was found inside.

A sergeant at the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department's Century Station said deputies were called out to the Wells Fargo Bank a little after 8 a.m. to investigate a possible burglary.

Deputies were at the scene wrapping up the operation just before 11 a.m., he said.

A canine team assisted in the search.


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Photo: Fire and L.A. County Sheriff's Department officials use police dogs to search the area around the Wells Fargo branch in the Florence area of South L.A. Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times