La Puente Burger Burglary Pursuit


At approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, LASD Sheriffs responded to a restaurant 13700 Amar. Deputies arriving interrupted a burglary in progress at a restaurant called Chris’s Burgers. Three suspects fled in a blacked out vehicle in a southbound direction, taking an unknown amount of cash. An LASD helicopter began tracking the suspects, and deputies  were able to initiate pursuit, which reached speeds of approximately 70 mph. The pursuit terminated near the intersection of Santa Mariana and Covina Blvd at a dead end street. All three suspects fled on foot but were quickly apprehended. Deputies found a saw and crowbar, as well as a handgun among other tools in the vehicle. The owner of the restaurant responded to the scene, reporting that this is the second burglary attempt this year. LASD Industry Office will be handling the investigation.