Purse Theft Leads To Chase, Ends In Car Crash

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Two cars collided during a chase that occurred on the heels of a purse snatching in North Hills Saturday.

The collision at Plummer Street and Langdon Avenue was reported about 12:25 a.m., Los Angeles police Sgt. Bernard Fitzpatrick of the Mission Station said.

Someone grabbed a purse from a woman and fled in a vehicle, and the victim and a man got in a vehicle and chased the suspects to the intersection where the collision occurred, police told a videographer at the scene.

The suspect car, containing two men and two women, overturned and came to rest in a plant nursery.

Six people were taken to hospitals, police at the scene said.


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