Officers surrounded a residence in Long Beach Friday after someone monitoring a surveillance system from a remote location reported seeing a burglary suspect inside the house, but a SWAT team later found the suspect was gone.

Officers were dispatched to the 6200 block of California Avenue about 12:05 p.m., according to Sgt. Brad Johnson of the Long Beach Police Department.

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Based on information provided by the victim and a quick response by officers, police believed the suspect was still inside, Johnson said.

By 6 p.m., a SWAT team had entered the residence and did not find the him inside, Johnson said.

–City News Service

 

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