Orange Grove Middle School is in lockdown Monday while deputies continue searching for a third man suspected of breaking into a gentleman’s club Monday.
Deputies caught two of the suspects and recovered a safe stolen from the business, according to Sgt. Rick Thurlo of the sheriff’s Industry Station.
He said someone called the station around 7 a.m. and reported four men in a black Audi were possibly burglarizing a gentleman’s club in the 15300 block of Gale Avenue in Industry.
As deputies arrived, the car took off. Thurlo said there was a short pursuit which ended at 7th and Orange Grove avenues in Hacienda Heights. Three men got out of the car and ran into the canyon area, the sergeant said. Deputies found two suspects hiding in the brush.
A K9 unit, a helicopter and deputies are still searching for a third suspect who was only described as a black man.
While the caller mentioned four men, Thurlo said it’s not confirmed yet that there was a fourth suspect. Three men were seen getting in and out of the car, he added. The school is located at 14505 Orange Grove Avenue in Hacienda Heights. The principal couldn’t be reached for comment.