SHERMAN OAKS (CBSLA) — A police pursuit of a suspect in a stolen vehicle ended inside the Sherman Oaks Galleria garage on Wednesday night.
The suspect was taken into custody after a search of the shopping mall.
LAPD’s North Hollywood division was handling the pursuit.
They said around 9 p.m. they were after a suspect wanted for stealing a silver or white Ford Mustang in North Hollywood.
The male suspect led police on a short pursuit down Venture Boulevard, on the 101 and the 405.
When the vehicle went inside the parking structure there was some sort of crash.
His vehicle was disabled and he tried to carjack some other folks inside there.
LAPD locked down the garage.
People were trying to leave but they weren’t being allowed to.
LAPD had a perimeter set up as they searched for the suspect, who ran into the mall.
Police say witnesses and cameras around the mall helped them keep track of the suspect.
He was seen going into Buffalo Wild Wings and the Arclight Theater.
Ultimately the K9s that were brought in located the suspect. He was found hiding underneath a car in the parking structure.