ALTADENA (CBSLA) – Six teens have been arrested after they were caught breaking into several homes and stealing firearms in an Altadena neighborhood Sunday night, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department reports.
The six suspects, ages 12 to 14, were captured after deputies responded to several burglary calls in the area of Mountain View Street and Casitas Avenue Sunday.READ MORE: UCLA Basketball Star Johnny Juzang Declares For NBA Draft, But Intends To Retain Collegiate Eligibility
With the help of a sheriff’s aircraft, deputies were able to catch five of the suspects immediately. The sixth was arrested later that same evening.READ MORE: Getty Villa Reopens For First Time Since March 2020
Investigators recovered a stolen handgun, assault rifle, a BB gun and ammunition, LASD reports. Two more stolen guns are still outstanding.
It’s unclear exactly how many homes were targeted. There were no reported injuries.MORE NEWS: Protesters Kneel For 9 Minutes In Fairfax Intersection After Derek Chauvin Found Guilty
The six suspects reside together in a group home in Altadena, the sheriff’s department said.