BREA (CBSLA.com) — Two burglaries occurred at separate LensCrafters stores in Orange County Wednesday morning.
Thieves smashed through a glass window at an Irvine store, 13662 Jamboree Road, just after 1:30 a.m., officials said.READ MORE: Sigma Nu Fraternity At USC Suspends Member At Center Of Sexual Assault Allegations
The suspects made off with hundreds of sunglasses and glasses worth thousands of dollars, including at least 400 Maui Jim models, which can cost upward of $300.
The second burglary happened around 2 a.m. at a Brea LensCrafters store, police said.READ MORE: USC Places Sigma Nu Fraternity On Interim Suspension After Reports Of 'Possible Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaults,' Students Protest In Support Of Victims
The suspects gained entry to the store, located at 1040 E. Imperial Highway, by smashing the front glass door.
A Brea police officer was in the area when the burglary occurred. The suspects tried to flee the scene and led the officer on a brief pursuit on the 57 Freeway.
The chase ended in Diamond Bar, where the suspects were arrested.MORE NEWS: One Crew Member Killed, Second Wounded After Alec Baldwin Discharges Prop Gun On Movie Set In New Mexico
Authorities have not said whether the incidents might be related.