Alert resident foils burglary

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