LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Even in LEGO Los Angeles, police pursuits are seemingly always just around the corner.
A LEGO city inspired by downtown L.A. has been an ongoing project for 23-year-old Jorge Parra Jr. over the last eight years, according to Los Angeles Magazine.
In addition to the detailed skyline – which features spot-on replica toy brick versions of City Hall, the U.S. Bank Tower, and Wilshire Grand Center – Parra’s model city also has a number of only-in-L.A. details, including a Hollywood film production, a mariachi band and even an In-N-Out drive-through restaurant.
There’s also the LAX theme building, various font-perfect billboards with Coca-Cola and Hollywood Bowl ads, and a working Metro train.
But it’s Parra’s inclusion of two separate police pursuits that may be the most authentic element of the layout, including one captioned on Instagram, “LAPD takes a Code 37 suspect into custody following a wild pursuit”.
The second pursuit scene shows a suspect standing outside of his vehicle with his hands in the air as LEGO police officers surround him with their weapons drawn.
Click here to see more of Parra’s LEGO Los Angeles projects.