7:50 am: Thank’s for the Tipps. Great police reaction at Westwood Village right now. Officials at the crime scene report that the building that houses the companies was burglarized Wyatt’s jewelers (WSB sponsor) and Chico’s. They believe there might be a suspect in the future Horse Buildings in the south. target is closed until the police give them permission to reopen. K-9 help with the search; Police say there are concerns that the suspect may have a gun. Later more.
9:17 am: We just went back to check the status. Nobody in custody yet. SWAT officers have arrived.
10:09 am: No arrest yet. The goal remains closed (see photo above). However, the east side of the center remains open. We still have a crew on site so we will update as soon as something changes.
10:21 am: Suspect in custody. Photo straight from our crew:
(Updated photo replaced at 12:03 p.m.)
We expect more information in a police briefing shortly.
10:59 am: Police say they initially responded to an alarm around 5:30 a.m. You made an arrest early on, so the person just arrested (added: found on the roof) is a second suspect. They say the break-in caused damage to businesses, including a hole in a wall. No injuries were reported. We’ll add a video of the briefing when our crew is back. (added – here’s what officer Judinna Gulpan told media 🙂
In case you’re wondering, the stores in the same building as Ross / Target have not yet reopened.