Shots fired, but burglary suspect still escapes


The suspect, in black shirt and white pants, abandoned the Perodua Myvi near a school in USJ 12 and ran towards the houses in the residential area.

The suspect, in black shirt and white pants, abandoned the Perodua Myvi near a school in USJ 12 and ran towards the houses in the residential area.

SUBANG JAYA: A chase between patrol officers in a Mobile Patrol Vehicle (MPV) and a burglary suspect in a Perodua Myvi ended with police firing shots in USJ 12 here.

In the incident on Monday, police received a call from a woman saying that a stranger had broken into her house in USJ 13/5B at around 8.05am.

Police rushed to the scene and a chase ensued between the MPV and the suspect's car all the way to USJ 12.

The suspect had earlier rammed the Myvi into the MPV in his attempt to escape arrest.

Police fired at least three shots at the Myvi, but the suspect still managed to escape.

The suspect, in black shirt and white pants, abandoned the car near a school in USJ 12 and ran towards the houses in the residential area.

Subang Jaya deputy OCPD Supt Lee Swee Meng said police are investigating whether the car belonged to the suspect.

"He left his jacket in the car. We have deployed a K9 unit to find him," he added.

Crime , Shooting , Robbery