EL MONTE (CBSLA) – The driver of a Dodge Challenger who lead authorities on a pursuit through El Monte Wednesday morning before hiding in an apartment complex has been captured.
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The chase began sometime around 6:10 a.m. in the area of Valley Boulevard and Durfee Avenue when the driver ran through a California Highway Patrol traffic break.
It wound its way through surface streets in El Monte before coming to an end at Garvey and Musgrove avenues.READ MORE: Woman Found Shot To Death In South LA, Shooting Suspect Still At-Large
The suspect jumped out of the car and may have run into a nearby apartment complex, according to CHP.
With guns drawn, El Monte police and CHP officers formed a perimeter and searched the area. The suspect was captured and taken into custody at approximately 7 a.m.MORE NEWS: Man Found Dead In Dumpster In South Los Angeles
The circumstances concerning what exactly prompted the pursuit were not immediately confirmed. It’s unclear how many people were in the vehicle.