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By Sarah Storkin
Observer Staff Writer 

Car Chase Ends at Euclid and Wilshire. Blond male suspect Apprehended After Foot Chase

Santa Monica police, CHP, and LA County sheriffs block off the streets north of Will Rogers Post Office


David Ganezer

60 police officers search for a suspect after a car chase

7/9/20: The California Highway Patrol arrested a suspect who lead them on a freeway chase from Santa Ana, finally exiting the ten freeway in Santa Monica.

According to the CHP, the pursuit began near the Dyer Road to the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana just after 12:30 p.m.

At one point in the televised chase, the white Toyota stopped and a female passenger exited the vehicle with her hands up and was taken into custody in the vicinity of Pacific Coast Highway and Chautauqua Boulevard.

The suspect, a blond male in his 30’s, drove the Toyota at high speeds into a residential area before ditching the car in the parking structure at the 12th Street and Wilshire. At 1:30 p.m., he exited the vehicle and police from 3 agencies massed to search for him..

The suspect gave himself up to police just before 2 pm. He was taken into custody, but his name was not immediately released.


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