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3 Men Sought in OC Burglary Spree

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) — Police asked the public for help Tuesday in identifying three people believed to be involved in a series of commercial burglaries.


Photo from surveillance video recorded during burglary.

The three men pried open a side door to the Forty Martyrs Armenian Church on 5315 W. McFadden Ave. at about 5:00 a.m. on May 1, police said.

The burglars stole a safe containing approximately $15,000 from the church before taking off in a gray newer model sedan, police said.

One of the burglars was described as white man, 30 to 35 years old, with a thin build.

The second burglar, also described as a white man, is believed to be 40 to 45 years old with a bald head and mustache.

The third burglar is possibly Hispanic, 35 to 40 years old with a thin build and a goatee, police said.


Photo from surveillance video recorded during burglary.

Detectives believe the men may also be involved in four additional burglaries in Santa Ana where safes were taken.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-855-TIP-OCCS.