SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon after leading Los Angeles Police Department officers on a pursuit.
LAPD reported a man appeared to be kidnapping a woman in the South L.A. area around 3 p.m. Police later learned the man involved is a parolee and the incident is domestic violence-related.
The suspect and victim were both traveling in a dark-colored SUV on neighborhood streets.
Police deployed several spike strips and the suspect missed some but blew out tires on others, causing a slow-speed pursuit that was witnessed by many onlookers.
The pursuit finally concluded around 4 p.m. after the vehicle came to a stop near 89th and Broadway.
LAPD officers briefly took the victim into custody before clearing the vehicle and then handcuffing the driver.
Exact details of the incident prompting this pursuit and the relationship between both occupants of the vehicle remain unclear.
The suspect is now facing felony evading and domestic violence charges. The woman inside the car was not hurt.