Stolen-car suspect flees over rooftops in North Hills

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Police were searching a North Hills neighborhood Thursday night for a man who was seen jumping from rooftop to rooftop after a car chase. (KABC)

Police scoured a North Hills neighborhood Thursday night for a possibly armed man who was seen jumping from rooftop to rooftop after a car chase.

The chase started as a pursuit of a man in a stolen car. When the suspect took off on foot, police reported they believed he was holding a rifle.

The man was seen from AIR7HD running over rooftops in the 8900 block of Langdon Avenue.



At one point, he jumped from one roof, over the top of a fence, to another roof.

Eventually he jumped to the ground and managed to run out of sight.

He eluded police for less than an hour before he was found hiding in a shed and taken into custody.

He did not appear to be holding a gun as he was running on the rooftops.

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