VAN NUYS (CBSLA) – Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were in pursuit of a driver suspected of being under the influence before he exited the vehicle and was cuffed by police.
It started around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. The driver of an SUV was near the Van Nuys City Hall area and refusing to stop for officers.
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The man went through a red light at Victory Boulevard. As the pursuit became more dangerous, officers said they went into tracking mode from the air. There were some units keeping a visual from the ground as well.
Around 9:33 p.m. the driver was going southbound on Van Nuys Boulevard and sped up, blowing through another red light. By 9:37 p.m., the man was on Vesper Avenue and clipped parked cars.
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The driver appeared to be making loops and was back on Van Nuys Boulevard by 9:41 p.m.
Around 9:43 p.m. the car stopped after it appeared to drive over a spike strip laid by officers. The suspect got out of his vehicle with his hands over his head. He then walked backwards with his hands behind his back.
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Officers cuffed the suspect and arrested him. No one else was in the car. No injuries were reported.