Cerritos: Burglary Suspect Evades Deputies After Crash

Capt. Nunez of Cerritos Sheriff Department reported two residential burglaries occurred one the 14000 block of Ashworth St. and the other in the 16000 block of Jeanette St. in Cerritos. Two vehicles fled the area and sheriffs helicopter coordinated efforts with ground units to stop the vehicles. Ground units were in pursuit of one of the vehicles involved but lost sight of it as the vehicle was travelling at a high rate of speed, the other vehicle was being followed by the helicopter when the vehicle crashed into another motorist at the intersection of Studebaker Rd & 166th Street. No serious injuries were reported for the innocent motorist and the people inside the vehicle but the suspect fled the scene into the residential tract nearby where he got away from deputies. Residents in the area were asked to call 911 if they see or hear anything suspicious.