Crime

Santa Barbara police arrest possible package bandits

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Police are involved in a foot pursuit with a subject described as a Hispanic male adult with short hair, and have converged in Santa Barbara's eastside Monday afternoon.

We picked up the pursuit just before 4 p.m. as officers described the suspect possibly "rooftop hopping" in the area of Carpinteria Street and La Cadena Street.

Officers took two suspects in custody at 4:18 p.m. Early reports indicate this incident may be related to the theft of packages in the neighborhood, possibly taken earlier in the day.

No further details were immediately available. Check back for continued updates.


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