Two Sought in Armed Robbery Captured at Santa Monica Airport

Police arrested two people wanted in an armed robbery after an early morning search Tuesday at Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

The search led to the airport, located about two miles from the Pacific Ocean and north of Los Angeles International Airport, after a report from a victim in a vehicle near Pacific Coast Highway and Sunset Boulevard in the Pacific Palisades area, police said. At least one robber had a gun and attempted to steal items, the caller told police.

Officers tracked two individuals sought in the crime to Santa Monica Airport, where two people were taken into custody just before 7 a.m. after a search foa 220-acre property.

The victim was not injured, police said.

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