Around and around they went. A suspect in an SUV appeared to be traveling in circles around Echo Park and Silver Lake tonight as media and police helicopters hovered overhead and squad cars followed on the ground. The pursuit ended with the suspect being apprehended.
The vehicle, which was believed to be a Volkswagen SUV, had been driving with its lights off primarily on the streets between Glendale Boulevard and Benton Way, north of Sunset Boulevard. But the pursuit, which was being tracked by TV as well as LAPD choppers, also traveled through Atwater Village and on the 2, 5 and 101 Freeways.> NEWS ALERTS: Sign up for Breaking Neighborhood News via Email
ABC7 said that police were chasing a suspect connected to an assault with a deadly weapon. The pursuit began in the MacArthur Park area at about 10 p.m.
The chase ended at about 11 pm near Riverside and Fletcher drives when the suspect abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot, according to police scanner comments. He was quickly taken into custody.
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) September 14, 2017
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