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17-year-old walks in on burglars in Glendale home, police say

October 17, 2012 |  5:42 am

Glendale police are looking for two men who allegedly forced a 17-year-old to walk them through his house so they could steal from the home.

The teen arrived at his home in the 700 block of Dale Avenue about 2 p.m. Tuesday and found the suspects inside, Glendale police Sgt. Tom Lorenz told KTLA.

"He said that they put a shirt over his face and said, 'OK, tell me where everything is,'" Michael Sanvictores, a friend of the teen, told the television station. "Like valuables and money, stuff like that."

The suspects told the teenager to stay inside and not call police, Lorenz said, but he called for help after they left. Police set up a perimeter and searched for the suspects on foot with dogs and in the air but could not find them.

The teenager was not harmed during the incident, police said.

Neighbors told KTLA that thieves have hit several area homes in the area in the past few years and that they are concerned.

"It is unnerving, because during the day, even though people are here in broad daylight, they're still attempting to break in," neighbor Rochelle Sanvictores told KTLA.


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