TORRANCE, Calif. – Police have just cleared the scene of a reported burglary at the Del Amo Fashion Center.
Officers were sent to the 21800 block of Hawthorne Boulevard about 2:10 a.m. on a report that “someone was trying to break into the closed business, possibly through the roof,” Torrance police Sgt. Ron Salary said in a statement.
After an hours-long search of burglary suspects, officers have one suspect in custody at this time.
The search focused on the area near Dicks Sporting Goods and Joanne’s.
Authorities shut down Hawthorne Blvd near Amie Ave to conduct the search where spectators on the scene stated the search primarily focused on the roof.
The man was arrested for attempting to burglarize Dicks’ Sporting Goods and his name has not been released to the public,
Andrew Villanueva is a freelance journalist for 2UrbanGirls.com.