LOS ANGELES, CA – A recklessly driving suspect led police on a chase along Victory Boulevard in a speeding SUV on Friday afternoon before dropping the vehicle in the Encino area, according to Los Angeles police.
The suspect escaped on foot just before 1 p.m. and police appeared to be putting a cordon around a house on the 4800 block of Orion Avenue where the suspect was believed to be hiding.
At around 1 p.m., the police had taken the suspect into custody, said LAPD official Rosario Cervantes.
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The northbound lanes were still closed on Moorpark Street and Orion Avenue at 1:10 p.m. and residents were advised to avoid the area.
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LAPD chases speeding SUVs in the San Fernando Valley
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