By CBSLA Staff

POMONA (CBSLA) – A suspect who lead authorities on a short chase was finally arrested in Pomona after crashing his car and then engaging police in a three-hour standoff early Monday morning.

A pursuit ended in a crash in Pomona, Calif. Feb. 8, 2021. (OnSceneTV)

The pursuit began at 9:15 p.m. Sunday when Pomona police officers attempted to pull over a car which had committed a traffic violation.

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After a short chase, the driver crashed at White Avenue and 3rd Street in Pomona.

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The suspect refused to surrender, forcing police to call in crisis negotiators.

After a more than three-hour standoff the suspect finally surrendered after midnight. The occupants of the car which was struck by the suspect were not seriously hurt.

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It’s unclear exactly what prompted the initial pursuit. The suspect was not identified.