ATLANTA -- A burglary suspect was arrested after a brief police chase in northwest Atlanta overnight.

Atlanta Police patrol officers stumbled upon a burglary in progress at a house in the 900 block of Lena Street NW at around 3 a.m. Friday.

Atlanta Police Capt. Jack Snowden said the two burglary suspects jumped into a car and drove away. They stopped the car at New Jersey Avenue and tried to run.

Pursuing officers captured one of the suspects. The other one got away, according to Snowden.

The suspects' names have not been released.

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