Chase ends in Burbank after suspect leads police on high-speed pursuit through LA

BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspect was taken into custody in Burbank after leading police on a high-speed chase through Los Angeles Wednesday night.

The chase came to an end shortly before 11:30 p.m. on the 5 Freeway when officers fired what appeared to be a less-than-lethal round that hit the suspect. Officers then swarmed the man and took him into custody.

Before being taken into custody, the suspect was slowing down his vehicle on the freeway with the driver's door open and eventually stopped to exit the car.

Police say the suspect was pulled over for a possible DUI and took off during the stop, with the door of his vehicle striking an officer. The officer was not injured.

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Police took a suspect into custody on the 5 Freeway after a chase that began in Burbank.



The incident prompted the chase with the suspect driving on the 5 Freeway in Burbank shortly before 11 p.m.

The suspect then transitioned to the 10 Freeway in downtown L.A., with Burbank police eventually handing over the chase to the California Highway Patrol.

The suspect transitioned back to the northbound 5 Freeway and passed through Glendale, later stopping on the freeway.

At least one less-than-lethal round was fired at the suspect as officers later took him into custody.
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