Police Chase Down Suspects to a Home Depot in Signal Hill
LBPD chased six suspects who allegedly robbed a person at gunpoint in the North Pine neighborhood of Long Beach, concluding in a Home Depot in Signal Hill, according to police.
The chase started on Saturday afternoon at 3:20 pm. after a person waved down police officers near the intersection of 10th Street and Long Beach Blvd, and told them he was held up at gunpoint and robbed by people in a red car. Police initially tried a traffic stop to hinder the suspects' car but failed when they sped through.
The pursuit went through central Long Beach, ending outside a Home Depot in Signal Hill on Cherry Ave, where the suspects exited the car and ran inside the store.
Police cleared the Home Depot of customers and workers, arresting six suspects, five were juveniles, and shoppers were allowed to return to the store just before 5:00 pm.
Police discovered a gun on the 800 block of 9th Street, and investigators believe the suspects are linked to a gang-related shooting.