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Fleeing Felon Found On Roof Of Huntington Beach Home

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MANHATTAN BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Officials said they arrested a felon on the roof of a Manhattan Beach home Wednesday after the man fled his vehicle during a traffic stop.

Police made a traffic stop just before 2 p.m. Wednesday in the 400 block of Manhattan Beach Boulevard.

During the stop, police said the driver — identified as Wiley Venoy Robinson, 33, of Los Angeles — ran into a residential neighborhood.

Officials set up a perimeter search employing K-9 officers from the Hawthorne, El Segundo and Redondo Beach Police Departments.

Robinson was eventually located on the roof of a home located in the 600 block of Ninth Street.

Robinson was booked for outstanding felony warrants as well as resisting arrest through threats or violence and obstructing/delaying an officer.

He was being held in lieu of $211,000 bail, police said.

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