WEST HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Deputies spent hours trying to track down a burglary suspect, with no success, authorities said.
The burglary was reported in the 600 block of Huntley Drive, just south of Melrose Avenue, at about 9 p.m. Tuesday, said Sgt. Dave Valentine, of the sheriff’s West Hollywood Station.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Man Claims Rams Star Aaron Donald Assaulted Him
A resident walking into his home when he happened upon a burglar, in his 30s, unarmed and dressed in a black business suit, deputies reported.
The homeowner tried to detain the suspected burglar and the two got into a scuffle, sheriff’s Sgt. Michael R. Caprioli said.
After a brief struggle, the suspect fled on foot.READ MORE: Hawaii Lifts Quarantine Requirement For Travelers Flying Out Of Ontario International Airport
Deputies closed off streets around the house and used canine units and helicopters to search the area for the suspect.
“Unfortunately we didn’t find him,” Valentine said.
“The search was shut down about 12:30 a.m.,” but the investigation is continuing, he said.
Authorities had no information on what the burglar may have taken.MORE NEWS: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Hollywood Hills After Fight At Night Club
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