Burglary suspect jumps in lake while fleeing

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – Four suspects were taken into custody after a passerby reported a burglary in progress Thursday afternoon.

MPO Tonya Borman with the Virginia Beach Police Department told WAVY.com the incident happened near Baker Road and Lynbrook Landing. When officers arrived, the four suspects each darted in a different direction.

Three were caught quickly and the fourth jumped into a nearby lake/retention pond, Borman said. Officers were able to coax him out.

All four are being questioned.

Additionally, Borman said officers received a call for a burglary in the 5400 block of Port Royal Drive at the same time. Officers are working to see if they are connected.

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