LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A man suspected of carjacking was taken into custody in El Sereno after leading police on an approximately 40-minute pursuit.
Los Angeles Police Department officers began pursuing the man who was driving a white SUV with a passenger inside in the area of Cesar E. Chavez Avenue and Eastern Avenue at about 9:05 p.m. in East Los Angeles, according to the department.READ MORE: Riverside Teacher Placed On Leave After Video Surfaces Of Her Wearing Feather Headdress, Doing 'Tomahawk Chop'
The driver led police at high speeds through Boyle Heights and near Los Angeles International Airport, sideswiping a minivan in the area of East Olympic Boulevard and South Arizona Avenue.READ MORE: 'Best Small Cities In America': Just 3 Southland Communities Make Top 200
The SUV stopped in the area of Huntington Drive and Lifur Avenue in El Sereno about 9:45 p.m. The driver and a male passenger both exited the car and surrendered to police.MORE NEWS: Unvaccinated City Of LA Workers ‘Should Be Prepared To Lose Their Job,’ Garcetti Says
They were taken into custody without further incident. No further details were released.