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Smelly Burglars Attempted To Steal A Bunch Of Cologne

The sidewalk got a nice splash of stolen perfume. (Photo by Alhambra P.D. via Facebook)
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Two men were arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of burglary and evading arrest for allegedly attempting to steal several bottles of cologne and perfumes from a shop in Alhambra. City News Service reports that officers responded to an alarm call at 5:46 a.m., and headed for the 1100 block of South Westminster Avenue, where they saw a van backing out of the driveway. When the driver saw the police, they fled, and thus began a short yet aromatic vehicle pursuit. The van crashed on Mission Road, just west of Stockbridge Avenue, and one of the van's occupants fled on foot, but was apprehended. Police removed another man from the van.

According to the Alhambra Police Department's Facebook page, "The van was full of loss which appeared to be colognes/perfumes and the location had a smashed window."

If the theft was an attempt to rectify a bad B.O. situation, might we recommend this cheap, DIY, aluminum-free option for homemade deodorant?