GARDEN GROVE (CBS) — An Albertson’s supermarket on Harbor Boulevard was evacuated Monday after a burglary suspect fell through the ceiling to the ground near a cash register.
Police say around 9:30 p.m., a female shopper reported seeing a man’s leg descend from the ceiling before disappearing again. The customer then alerted the store’s manager, before the suspect suddenly came crashing to the ground by the checkout lane.READ MORE: Spirit Airlines’ Massive Flight Cancellation Debacle Enters Fourth Day
At least a dozen police officers along with a fire truck responded immediately to the scene. Police used fire ladders to search the crawlspace above the ceiling for more suspects, but no others were found.READ MORE: 3 Killed, 2 Injured In Fiery Wreck In Burbank; Street Racing May Be To Blame
Officials believe the man was attempting to steal copper wiring from the supermarket.
One suspect was in custody Monday night. No injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: CVS To Increase Hourly Minimum Wage To $15
The suspect’s identity has not yet been released.