Cops: 3 charged in pawnshop burglary

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Three Suffolk County men were arrested Wednesday night by officers on patrol in Copiague to combat storm-related crimes, police said.

Ismael Barrientos, 26, of 73 Boot Hill Ct., North Amityville, Andy Collado, 21, of 53 Robinwood St., Mastic, and Christopher Urbina, 22, of 302 40th St., Copiague, were arrested at 11:30 p.m. and charged with burglarizing the Copiague Pawn Shop on Oak Street, Suffolk County police said

All three were charged with third-degree burglary.

Barrientos also was charged with resisting arrest.

Police said a fourth suspect was still being sought.

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The trio was arrested by First Precinct patrol officers and First Squad detectives, who were responding to a burglary call. Police said the four were seen fleeing the store with "assorted merchandise."

The three men were arrested after what police described as "a brief foot pursuit."

All three face arraignment in First District Court in Central Islip on Thursday.

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