JEFFERSON PARK (CBSLA.com) — Police arrested three burglary suspects Monday after a brief pursuit in Jefferson Park.
Shortly after 5 a.m., officers were sent to the 400 block of Fairfax Avenue for report of a burglary, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
A short pursuit ensued after police caught up to the suspect vehicle, a silver Grand Marquis.
Shortly before 5:20 a.m., the pursuit ended on the eastbound 10 Freeway at Western Avenue. The suspect vehicle caught on fire.
California Highway Patrol officers issued a SigAlert, which subsequently closed the off-ramp to the freeway until further notice.
Two suspects were taken into custody. Police said a third suspect ran from the vehicle and was arrested about three hours later.
Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (213) 473-0476.