Newport Beach police search luxury car dealership for burglary suspect

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Newport Beach police were searching Fletcher Jones Motorcars on Jamboree Road Friday after an early morning burglary call by an employee. (KABC)

Newport Beach police searched Fletcher Jones Motorcars on Jamboree Road Friday after an early morning burglary call by an employee.

A male suspect was initially believed to still be inside the building, but no suspect was located after the hours-long search.

The call came in around 1:30 a.m. after an employee at the luxury car dealership discovered a burglary had taken place.
Police responded and began searching the building for a male suspect that they believed was possibly still inside.

As of 11 a.m., the search was still ongoing and the SWAT team was assisting. Officers in tactical gear could be seen entering the dealership and a command post was set up outside.

By 11:40 a.m., the search was called off and it was confirmed by police that no suspect was located.

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