UPLAND (CBSLA) – A police dog made quick work of a search for a pursuit suspect through thick brush in the Upland area.
The search began shortly after 1 p.m. Monday afternoon after a suspected hit-and-run driver fled from California Highway Patrol officers in a chase in the Diamond Bar area.READ MORE: 3 Children Stabbed To Death In Reseda Apartment; Mother Captured In Central California After Going On The Run
The driver then left his car near homes in the San Antonio Heights area and hid in nearby brush.READ MORE: Historic Flight Of NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Postponed Several Days Due To Technical Issue
Officers deployed the K9 and found the suspect, who was taken into custody.MORE NEWS: 6-Year-Old Boy Wounded After Gunfire Erupts At Sun Valley Apartment Complex; Female Suspect Sought
Authorities told CBSLA the K9 was injured and transported to San Antonio Hospital in unknown condition.