About 1PM today, a woman was inside her apartment in the 500 blk. of West Duarte Rd. and heard noises on the first floor. She went downstairs and found that a male suspect had forced open the front door and gained entry to the apartment. The victim startled the suspect who fled with no loss.
The suspect is described as a male, Hispanic, 30 years old, bleached blond short hair, a goatee, about 5'08", 160 lbs, wearing shorts.
Be mindful of commotion and noises around your home. Don't hesitate to call 9-1-1 if you feel in danger or that someone has broken into your home. If you arrive home and find a break in, call your local police and let the Officers check your residence.
If anyone has information on the burglary today or the suspect, please call the APD Detective Bureau at (626) 574-5160.