Two 'armed and dangerous' Burbank burglary suspects remain at large

Two burglary suspects who police believe are “armed and dangerous” remain at large after a four-hour search that shut down part of Burbank’s hillside area Tuesday, police said.

Just before 9 a.m., police responded to the 900 block of Irving Drive regarding a burglary in progress, said Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn.

A firearm was reportedly missing from a home, and two suspects – one of whom was described as a black man wearing jeans and possibly a hoodie – were at large, Ryburn said. A description of the second suspect was not available.

A third man was detained near the scene, and on Tuesday afternoon, was being questioned by police.

Roughly 25 police personnel were involved in the search – which spanned along Irving, Brown, Joaquin and Bel Aire drives – along with three K-9 units and a helicopter. The search was called off at 1 p.m.

The streets, which were shut down during the search, have since been reopened.

Anyone who may have been in the area Tuesday morning or may have information about the suspects is urged to call Burbank police at (818) 238-3000.

-- Alene Tchekmedyian,

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