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Coachella burglary and assault suspects arrested

A man was arrested Thursday morning, suspected in a burglary and assault with a firearm in Coachella earlier this year.

24-year-old Christopher Reyes was identified as the suspect in the crime that occurred on July 9 at a residence on the 48-100 block of La Playa Street in Coachella.

On Thursday, deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department in Thermal and Riverside County Sheriff’s Special Enforcement Bureau served a search warrant at the 30-600 block of Monte Vista Way in Thousand Palms.

A number of viewers called into our newsroom saying a helicopter and a number of police personnel were seen in the Monte Vista Way area.

Reyes was booked into the Indio jail, for attempted murder, robbery, burglary and committing a felony while on bail.

Deputies also arrested Bianca Leal, 22, for accessory, for her involvement in the case.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Thermal Sheriff’s Station at (760) 863-8990 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at (760) 341-STOP (7867).

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