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Police Search For and Arrest 3 Men After Home Burglary

Several schools were placed on lockdown as police searched for three suspects involved with a residential burglary in Evergreen Park Thursday afternoon.

Police made quick work in their search for three burglary suspects Thursday afternoon. 

On the afternoon of Sept. 13 three men burglarized a home on the 9100 block of Avers in Evergreen Park, said Lt. Peter Donovan. 

A neighbor noticed the crime and quickly called police. A search then began for the suspects, Donovan said. 

Dogs were brought in and a helicopter was used to in hopes of locating the men. They were all found within a few blocks of the home, Donovan said. 

As is customary in a manhunt, area schools were notified of the situation and several schools, including and Most Holy Redeemer, decided to go on lock down for a short period of time. 

The three men are currently being processed at the . Information on the men charged will be made available tomorrow.

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Aisha C. September 13, 2012 at 10:27 PM
Thanks for keeping us informed, I received a text message and also a voice mail from the school district. Welcome the the EP Patch Dan!!
TM September 13, 2012 at 11:32 PM
Ha nice to know someone is going through my profile.........
Trudy September 16, 2012 at 09:49 PM
E. P. Police Good Job, Person who Reported it Good Job, & Dan welcome to the Patch. Susie Good Questions. & TM Get a Life.
Joan E September 18, 2012 at 03:35 PM
Nate, the police had a description of burglars provided by the informant. The police had everything under control in a few minutes and knew just about where the men were hiding. Joan
jim September 20, 2012 at 05:56 PM
Too bad they didnt point a gun at responding officers and give them an excuse to plant this garbage in St. Mary's.

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