Suspected Car Thief Crashes Near Venice Pier After Short Pursuit

VENICE ( — A suspected car thief crashed near the Venice Pier Monday night during a short police pursuit.

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division, responding to a report of a stolen Cadillac,  began the pursuit at 9:42 p.m., Sky9’s Gil Leyvas said.

Four minutes later, the  car hit a pole at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Ocean Front Walk.

The suspect, who was uninjured, was immediately taken into custody.

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