Suspect detained after leading LAPD on erratic chase, abandoning car on 110 Fwy in South LA

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
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A carjacking suspect led police on a chase through South Los Angeles and abandoned the vehicle in freeway lanes before being taken into custody.

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A carjacking suspect was taken into custody after leading police on an erratic car chase in South Los Angeles Monday.

The vehicle was originally spotted behind the Hollenbeck Community Police Station shortly before 1 p.m.

The suspect took off in the reportedly stolen vehicle traveling on the southbound 5 Freeway and the westbound 10 Freeway before abandoning the vehicle on the southbound 110 Freeway.

The suspect abandoned the car and took off running along freeway lanes before being apprehended near the 51st Street off-ramp.

AIR7 HD showed traffic was being escorted off the 110 Freeway while officers searched the car for a weapon and pushed it out of freeway lanes.