IMPD K9 units search for burglars after attempted break-in on east side

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INDIANAPOLIS (September 1, 2015) – IMPD officers and K9 units are currently searching for a suspect near the intersection of Prospect St. and Sherman Dr.

Officers responded to a call from a neighbor about a suspicious person in the area just after 2 a.m.

Police say when they arrived on scene, they found two men attempting to cut through a fence. They believe the suspects may have been trying to break into homes and businesses.

Officer have detained one suspect, but the other fled from officers on foot.

IMPD says they have set up a perimeter and are actively searching the area for the second suspect.

This investigation is ongoing and our story will be updated as more information becomes available.