#CBSLAHelps: CBSLA teamed up with the American Red Cross to raise money for victims of the Southern California firestorms. Click Here to donate! You can also text CBSLAHELPS to 75759 to learn more.
Share Your Story | Celebrity Guests | Full Recap

HUNTINGTON PARK (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say they’ve arrested three men in connection with various crimes targeting a Huntington Park high school.

Two of the arrests were made on Saturday morning after authorities responded to a “burglary in progress” call at Linda Marquez High School.

“A quick-thinking witness alerted police to the break-in at about 2:50 a.m.” authorities said in a department statement. “The witness reported seeing suspects breaking a window of the new high school.”

The suspects – identified by police as two Hispanic males, ages 20 and 15 – were detained while allegedly fleeing the scene.

Both suspects, who are originally from Huntington Park, were booked on burglary charges.

Authorities also reported the arrest of a third suspect, identified as a 19-year-old Hispanic male from Huntington Park.

That suspect was arrested in connection with an Oct. 25, vandalism incident at the school that resulted in $1,500 in damage to school property.

“This vandalism included graffiti by a local street gang,” the statement indicated.

Investigators said the same suspect was also booked at the Huntington Park Police jail facility in connection with a separate local robbery.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

facebook.com/CBSLA
Plan Your Trip

Watch & Listen LIVE