Stolen car chase ends with 1 suspect in custody

FULLERTON, Calif. (KABC) -- A female suspect is in custody after leading police on a short chase through La Habra and downtown Fullerton Monday.

Around 1:40 p.m., La Habra police began pursuing a stolen blue Honda Civic heading eastbound on Imperial Highway. According to authorities, an officer attempted a traffic stop after getting the car's license plate.

The suspect traveled through the city and at one point rammed into an officer's car before taking off again toward Fullerton.

The pursuit continued in downtown Fullerton just east of Harbor Boulevard where the suspect crashed into a blue Ford SUV by the Metrolink Train Station. The suspect continued driving and headed south down Harbor Boulevard toward the 91 Freeway.

Police caught up to the suspect and ended the chase near the 91 Freeway onramp and Euclid Street where the suspect was taken into custody. According to authorities, the car was stolen from the Brea Mall earlier this month.

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