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Woman leads pursuit from Ventura Co. to O.C.

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
California Highway Patrol officers were in high-speed pursuit of a suspect in a white sedan Thursday night.Officers began pursuing the suspect in Ventura County at approximately 8:07 p.m. on the 101 Freeway. The pursuit led through Los Angeles and transitioned onto the 5 Freeway.

According to the CHP, officers attempted to pull over the suspect for speeding on the eastbound 101 Freeway in Ventura County. The vehicle took off and reached speeds in excess of 100 mph on the freeway.

The vehicle sped into Los Angeles County, past Hollywood and through downtown L.A. on the 101, before transitioning onto the southbound 5 Freeway.

The vehicle left the freeway and eventually ended up in Orange.

The driver pulled into the driveway of a house, then exited the vehicle and ran in the front door of the house.

Several officers pursued on foot and chased the suspect into the house.

Officers forcibly removed the suspect and carried the person into custody.