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Six home-invasion robbery suspects detained

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

July 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
LAPD officers from the 77th Division detained six home-invasion robbery suspects in a South Los Angeles neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.Officers set up a perimeter at Western Ave. and 49th St. At least six police cruisers were on scene and further backup was requested.

Three suspects were believed to have gotten away from police and were thought to be hiding in a house in the neighborhood. The suspects were believed to be armed. Six suspects were detained, two of whom were female.

No injuries were reported.

The suspects were wanted on suspicion of committing a home-invasion robbery. Residents of the house escaped safely and were being interviewed by police.

Residents in the area were advised by police to remain indoors while the search progressed.