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Police arrest two juveniles for car break-ins

Two male juveniles, age 15 and 16, were arrested on Saturday, July 5 for vehicle burglary.

Claremont police responded to a vehicle burglary at Norm’s Restaurant, 807 S. Indian Hill Blvd., about 12:30 p.m.  When the officers arrived, they discovered that five vehicles had been broken into at several different locations along Auto Center Drive. A witness saw two suspects run from the area and reported that they were last seen hiding along the north side of Auto Center Drive.

Officers located the two suspects and they fled on foot in the brush area located between a chain link fence and the 10 freeway. Officers apprehended the two suspects after a brief foot pursuit and they were arrested. No one was injured during the pursuit. Numerous items that were taken during the burglaries were located and returned to the victims.

The teenagers were booked at the Claremont Police Department and later transported to the Los Padrinos Juvenile Detention Center. Their arraignment date has not been set.

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