Dangerous chase through San Fernando Valley ends after suspects ditch car

LAKE BALBOA, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Four burglary suspects jumped out of a car in an attempt to escape capture after they led authorities on a dangerous high-speed chase from Ventura County into the San Fernando Valley Wednesday evening.

AIR7 HD was over the chase around 7:35 p.m. as the driver of the suspect vehicle was in Woodland Hills and driving erratically on surface streets.

At one point, the speeding suspect hit another car in the area of Hayvenhurst Avenue and Victory Boulevard. There were multiple instances during the pursuit where the suspect came very close to hitting other cars.

The chase ended before 8 p.m. in the area of Gaviota Avenue and Victory in Lake Balboa as the driver ditched the car and fled the scene with three other passengers.

Two suspects were taken into custody shortly after fleeing.

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Authorities were led on a dangerous chase from Ventura County into the San Fernando Valley Wednesday evening before four people jumped out of the car in an attempt to escape capture.



Authorities were still searching for the remaining two suspects as of about 8 p.m.

The suspects were wanted after stealing jewelry in Camarillo, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Office. The chase began after deputies spotted the suspect vehicle in the neighborhood and tried to pull the driver over.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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