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Arrest made in marijuana grow facility break-in

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - One person  has been arrested and another identified as a person of interest after officers say they broke into a west side marijuana grow facility.

The burglary happened at Pure Medical, 2125 Busch Avenue, on Friday, April 25, 2014. Police say the burglar alarm went off at 3:19 a.m.

One of the first officers to respond to the call heard someone yell "The police are here!" and spotted two people riding away on bicycles. Another officer who was closer to the suspects tried to chase them, but the pair got away.

Police set up a perimeter and began searching the area. They eventually found a suspect, identified as Damon Bean, hiding in a garage in the 2200 block of Bott Avenue.

Another person who police are calling a person of interest was also found in the area. That person's name has not been released.

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