DEL REY (CBSLA) — A police pursuit of an allegedly stolen vehicle ended Tuesday evening with the driver in custody.
The pursuit began at about 5:35 p.m. in the 5900 block of La Tijera Boulevard, near Slauson Avenue, when the driver of a white vehicle that had been reported stolen fled from officers, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.READ MORE: 2 Injured In Glassell Park Shooting; Authorities Searching For Suspect
The suspect drove erratically on the 10 and 405 Freeways and through several neighborhoods, at times running red lights and coming close to hitting other cars.READ MORE: Ferrer: New COVID Case Numbers Continue Falling In LA County, Community Transmission Down
But the most dramatic moment came after the driver bailed out of the van on foot and ran into oncoming traffic on the Marina Freeway before running into a grassy area where he was taken into custody by police.MORE NEWS: Newsom, Lawmakers Reach Deal To Reopen Schools; LAUSD Hopes To Bring Back Students By Mid-April
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