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Police Dispatch Helicopter Overnight to Search for Fugitive

Streets surrounding apartment complex were shut down.

Police attempted to take a parolee-at-large into custody on Tuesday evening at an apartment building on Glencoe Avenue and Washington Boulevard, but the man’s escape prompted a helicopter search throughout the night, according to Venice311

The Los Angeles Police Department established a perimeter around the apartment complex and blocked off surrounding streets. Some residents were not able to return home until about 2 a.m. The suspect, who jumped off a balcony to evade police, is still at-large.

 

Some twitter messages throughout the night: 

“Can they do an apt search so I can go to bed already?! I’ll gladly open my door for the police,” @dirty_dee 

“Stuck at friends apt pinned down by police helicopters and dogs. It'd be a slumber party if anyone could sleep. o_0,” @jessthehunted

“No one allowed in or out,” @inventionspodcast

gerrymulligan August 22, 2012 at 07:20 PM
i wondered what all the comostion was about!
gerrymulligan August 22, 2012 at 07:21 PM
seems to be alot of that lately
Bill M August 22, 2012 at 08:31 PM
The suspect was originally located at 4060 Glencoe, a 96 unit condo building. Residents inside the building were given no explanation of what was going on nor were they warned not to leave their condo.
gerrymulligan August 22, 2012 at 08:48 PM
thats not right!

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