PD: 2 in custody after Glendale home invasion

GLENDALE, AZ - Two people have been taken into custody and at least one other person is being sought after a Wednesday morning home invasion in Glendale.

According to Glendale police Officer Tracey Breeden, officers responded to a residence when the burglary alarm activated around 7 a.m.

When officers knocked on the door a man came out and told them that three suspects broke into the home and were inside with a woman and two children.

One suspect who noticed the police activity ran out and jumped into a red 4-door sedan and drove away, according to Breeden.

Breeden said when police went into the home they freed the woman and two children but did not find any suspects inside.

Two men matching the descriptions of the suspects were taken into custody near 59th Avenue and Union Hills. Breeden later confirmed the men were identified as the suspects.

Police are still looking for another suspect, and possibly a fourth.

The outstanding suspect who fled in the 4-door red sedan is described as mixed race male, possibly black or Hispanic, approximately 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a heavy set build, afro hair style and light beard.

Detectives believe there may be a second outstanding suspect that fled the area on foot. He is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet 8 inches to 6 feet tall, with a slim, muscular build.

There were no injuries to the victims of the home invasion.

Neighbor Cheryl Johnson said she has lived in the neighborhood for a year and described it as quiet. But today was quite different.

"Cops galore, just... yeah. They were all over the place," she said.

Laramie Semmler said her husband saw police on their front lawn as he was taking their children to school.

"A little scary to see the armored truck with the SWAT team member looking out with his gun," Semmler said. "That was a little scary."

The neighborhood was blocked until mid-morning while police searched for the suspects. The homes immediately next to the crime scene are still blocked off by police crime tape.

The investigation is ongoing.

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