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Suspected Burglars Arrested in Tented Home

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    Suspected Burglars Arrested in Tented Home
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    Police surrounded a tented home in Long Beach on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, where a burglar was believed to be hiding inside.

    Long Beach police Wednesday arrested three burglary suspects at a house tented for fumigation.

    Officers were sent to the 100 block of East 35th Street about 2:30 a.m., after the homeowners called to say "they observed, through their security camera, suspects inside their residence, said Long Beach police spokeswoman Arantxa Chavarria.

    A "male juvenile" emerged from the tented residence a short time later and was the first to be taken into custody, Chavarria said. Officers surrounded the building and summoned a SWAT, which entered the home around 9:50 a.m. to conduct a search of the property, she said.

    The other two suspects were then arrested, aided by a police dog, Chavarria said. All three suspects were taken to a hospital to be examined for possible exposure to chemicals used in the fumigation process. Their names were not released.

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