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Home Invasion Robbery in OC Prompts Massive Manhunt

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A gated community in Newport Beach was the scene of extensive police activity overnight following a home invasion robbery at the home of subprime mortgage lender David Sadek, according to the OC Register. The robbery was called in just after 10 last night by someone in the home's back yard. Authorities believe that "four armed men forced their way into [the] home at 7 Longboat, off Pelican Ridge."Police arrested three suspects, men whose ages ranged from their early 30s to mid-40s, according to a live televised report, however one suspect remained at large, prompting a large manhunt involving six agencies including the SWAT team. The search was called off mid-morning however, and the fourth suspect remains at large. During the activities "one resident was knocked down and injured, and one suspect had a broken ankle, police said. Both were transported to hospitals for treatment."

Sadek's home was recently the scene of another incident: "At 3 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning, a Mercedes Benz CLK 550 parked in the driveway caught fire and singed the house before firefighters knocked it down."

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