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Valley pursuit leads to arrest of suspected DUI driver

A car is seen after it was stopped by the PIT maneuver following a pursuit in the Valley on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. The driver was suspected of driving under the influence.

October 29, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Police used the PIT maneuver to stop an alleged DUI driver early Monday.

Police say the man was driving erratically in the Laurel Canyon area before he got on the southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway and then took the 170 Freeway to Victory Boulevard. The pursuit ended at Victory Boulevard and Ethel Avenue in Valley Glen.

After officers managed to stop him, the SWAT team moved in to make the arrest. He was taken to the hospital to be checked out. No weapons were recovered.

The man faces several charges including reckless driving and evading arrest.

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