By CBSLA Staff

DEL REY (CBSLA) — A police pursuit of an allegedly stolen vehicle ended Tuesday evening with the driver in custody.

A police pursuit of an allegedly stolen vehicle ended Tuesday evening with the driver in custody. (CBSLA)

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.

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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.

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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.

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