Police searching for burglary suspect in Atwater*

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Police are sealing off a section of Atwater Village this afternoon as they search for a burglary suspect near Silver Lake Boulevard and Larga Street. The Northeast Division’s Twitter feed reported that police activity was related to a “hot prowl suspect,” which refers to a burglary who breaks into an occupied building.

Chase Alert, which tracks police scanner traffic,  said officers were chasing after a suspect on foot shortly after 3 p.m.

Update @ 6:24 pm:  The suspect was apprehended at about 10 minutes ago, said Sgt. Sanford Rosenberg with the Northeast Division.

Update @ 5:36 pm: Lock down of Atwater Elementary has been lifted, reports L.A. Unified.

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