VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — Police investigating an alleged burglary at a marijuana dispensary followed the suspects only to find their car was packed with seven people, including a woman and four young children.

SKY9 was overhead as the alleged getaway car was pulled over around 8 p.m. Tuesday at Keswick Street and Kester Avenue in Van Nuys.

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The children inside were all under the age of eight, according to the LAPD.

Undercover LAPD officers say they had been conducting surveillance at a marijuana dispensary a few blocks away when they say two men break in with crowbars.

The men allegedly stole an iPad and smoking paraphernalia and drove off in a Dodge.

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Moments later, officers pulled over the vehicle and placed two men inside under arrest.

The children’s mother told investigators she was unaware they had allegedly burglarized the dispensary; She thought the men had gone in to buy post.

Officers allowed the mother and children to go but have notified Child Protective Services.

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Officials have not yet identified the two men in custody.