Lorbeer Middle School Locked Down During Burglary Suspect Search


UPDATES:  Two of three burglary suspects were caught this afternoon in a containment in Diamond bar that also resulted in the lockdown of Lorbeer middle school.  A contingent of special weapons team members and seven police dogs spotted blood on the rear window of a home on Gold Rush Drive and called for the occupants to surrender.  It was determined the original man and woman suspects were in the attic
and they were soon taken into custody.

Police were searching for at least three suspects wanted in a residential burglary in Diamond Bar. Officers were unclear if the suspects are armed.

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Authorities enforced a partial lockdown at Lorbeer Middle School as they continued the investigation. The lockdown was lifted around 5 p.m.

According to School Superintendent Richard Martinez, students were being released to their parents with proper identification. Students who walk home from school have been asked to stay on campus.

Martinez said student safety is his top priority.

If you have any information about the suspects, you are urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department at 909-595-2264.

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