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Burglary By 5 Fake Cops Broken Up By Real Officer

HOUSTON (AP) - Two men have been arrested and three others are being sought after authorities say they broke into a home while dressed as Houston police officers.

A neighbor told Houston television station KHOU he heard a loud noise Monday and called police. The officer who responded to the call thought a legitimate police raid was in progress when he pulled up to the home near downtown, but then the fake officers began scattering.

A police helicopter and dogs were brought in, leading to the capture of two of the burglars.
Police recovered a pistol and a taser gun. The phony officers also left behind an SUV that had been fitted with police lights and a siren.

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