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BPD arrests two suspects, two still on the run after burglary in central Bakersfield

Posted at 6:13 AM, Feb 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-07 11:22:26-05

Two men were arrested and two are on the loose after an early morning burglary at two central Bakersfield businesses on Wednesday, according to Bakersfield Police.

Police said alarms went off at Chester Outlet and IT Solutions on Chester and 5th just after 5:30 a.m When officers arrived on scene, four suspects were seen on the roof.

After a brief foot pursuit, two suspects were taken into custody, police said. They were injured in the pursuit and were both taken away by ambulance.

Two suspects, described as two black men, are still outstanding, according to BPD. Officials say they were also injured from resisting arrest.

Police had a perimeter set up on Chester between 5th and 6th Streets. Police were using K-9's to search for the suspects.

It's unclear if anything was taken from the businesses.

Bakersfield Police said the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call BPD at 327-7111.