NORWALK (CBS) — A man suspected of assault with a deadly weapon was taken into custody in Norwalk following a brief car chase Monday night.

The suspect was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies shortly after 10 p.m., Lt. Frank Rivera reported.

The driver was wanted for reportedly pulling a knife on his girlfriend, who was a passenger in the car until the suspect allowed her to exit the vehicle in the middle of the pursuit

The details of the alleged assault were not immediately released.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)


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