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CERRITOS – An observant Cerritos resident foiled an attempted burglary after spotting a suspicious man and calling 911.
At about 12:01 p.m. on Nov. 18, a Cerritos resident spotted a man carrying a bag jump over a fence into a neighbor’s backyard.
Responding units from the Cerritos Sheriff’s Station contained the neighborhood and spotted the man jumping fences. He was arrested as he exited the backyard of a home.
Witnesses reported seeing the man attempting to enter the side door of at least one residential garage.
The suspect, a 19-year-old Gardena resident, was arrested for attempted burglary.
Published: Nov. 28, 2013 – Volume 12 – Issue 33