NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) – SWAT teams were called to a luxury Newport Beach car dealership Friday morning where a burglary suspect was believed to be barricaded inside.

A Newport Beach police spokesperson reports that officers initially responded to a burglary call at Fletcher Jones Motorcars at 1:30 a.m. in the 3300 block of Jamboree, west of the 73 Freeway.

At some point, authorities learned that the burglar may be still inside the dealership. A barricade situation ensued and SWAT was brought in.

The standoff was ongoing as of 10:30 a.m. No further details were confirmed.


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