Crowd flees after police arrive to shut down street takeover in the San Fernando Valley - Video

Police say there were seven street takeovers in total, resulting in several arrests and impounded vehicles.
GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Several street takeovers across the San Fernando Valley were shut down by police Thursday night, leading to some arrests.

The Los Angeles Police Department said there were seven street takeovers in total, but the largest one took place near the intersection of Roscoe Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon in Sun Valley.

That street takeover consisted of about 150 people and 100 cars. People had been racing and drifting when the first police units shows up, police said. Drivers in that incident also scattered and left eight cars stranded at the scene.

WATCH: LAPD break up street takeover in Sun Valley
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LAPD and the California Highway Patrol busted a street takeover in Sun Valley.



AIR7 HD was over the scene as LAPD officers and the California Highway Patrol swooped in to break up another such incident in Granada Hills just before 11:20 p.m.

Video showed dozens of people running from the area and others taking off in their cars as soon as officers arrived.

In total, nearly 20 people were cited and nearly 20 cars were impounded. Four people were arrested by police and the CHP.

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Video showed dozens of people running from the area and others taking off in their cars as soon as police arrived to break up a street takeover in Granada Hills.



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