Newport Beach: Suspects Arrested After Officers Interrupt Burglary In Upscale Neighborhood

01.16.2023 | 6:30 PM | NEWPORT BEACH – Two suspects who fled from police following an interrupted residential burglary in an gated neighborhood were arrested, Monday night.

Officers responded to reports of a burglary in progress at a home in the 20 block of Pelican Point within an upscale guard-gated community around 6:30 PM.

When officers arrived they interrupted the burglary and two suspects wearing ski masks fled the location.

Scores of officers along with a police helicopter and drone surrounded the area and ultimately located both suspects and took them into custody without incident.

One of the suspects was found near an electric scooter, clothing, and other evidence related to the burglary.

The identities of the suspected burglars have yet to be released.

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