pickup truck that was stolen out of Burbank, according to police
The burglars apparently tried to destroy the machine by running it
over because there were tire tracks across it, according to the
When a worker came out to the front of the store and confronted
the men, they drove across Glenoaks Boulevard, over the center island
and south onto Irving Avenue, police said.
The truck was later found in an alley behind 6227 San Fernando
Road, police said.
The burglary was the second in Glendale in three days. Burglars
also broke into the burned-out strip mall at 4121 Pennsylvania Ave.
on Saturday, police said. The burglars entered the Gardenia Market
and Deli, at the opposite side of the strip mall, through a hole they
made in the roof and stole candy, cigars and upended a cash register.
Electricity was cut to the entire building after the fire that
destroyed three buildings Feb. 15, so none of the burglar alarms or
cameras were operating.
"We will set up patrol to go by every once in a while, but it's up
to the owner to actually secure the building," Glendale Police
burglary Investigator Miguel Porras said.
Anyone with information about either of these incidents can call
Glendale Police at 548-4840. Anonymous tips can be made by calling
Crime Stoppers at 507-7867.