Suspect steals Maserati, crashes into parked car during high-speed chase

A mangled Maserati is shown in a Santa Monica neighborhood after a suspect stole the car at knifepoint and led authorities on a high-speed chase on Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015. (KABC)

Los Angeles police officers arrested a suspect accused of stealing a Maserati and then crashing it into a parked car during a chase Thursday morning.

Authorities received reports of a Maserati being stolen by a suspect armed with a knife around 10 a.m. in the 2300 block of Sepulveda Boulevard.

Around 11:30 a.m., LAPD officers spotted the car and a high-speed chase ensued. It quickly ended in Santa Monica when the suspect crashed the Maserati into a parked car.

The suspect bailed on foot, but was found and taken into custody. No one was hurt in the crash.

The investigation was ongoing.
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