Police are sealing off a section of Atwater Village this afternoon as they search for a burglary suspect near Silver Lake Boulevard and Larga Street. The Northeast Division’s Twitter feed reported that police activity was related to a “hot prowl suspect,” which refers to a burglary who breaks into an occupied building.
Chase Alert, which tracks police scanner traffic, said officers were chasing after a suspect on foot shortly after 3 p.m.
Update @ 6:24 pm: The suspect was apprehended at about 10 minutes ago, said Sgt. Sanford Rosenberg with the Northeast Division.
Update @ 5:36 pm: Lock down of Atwater Elementary has been lifted, reports L.A. Unified.