Police Chase a Stolen-Vehicle Suspect in San Fernando Valley Area

Police were pursuing a pick up truck in the San Fernando Valley area Thursday night. 

The chase began at around 11 p.m. on Paxton and Laurel Canyon in Pacoima as LAPD were right behind a stolen Dodge Ram truck. 

NewsChopper 4 Alpha was above the scene as the driver cut traffic on the 118 heading eastbound.

After driving on the southbound 5 freeway, the pickup continued westbound on Foothill Boulevard in Sylmar. 

As of 11:23 p.m., the driver has traveled on the 118, 5, 405, 210 and 118 freeways at around 75 miles per hour.

The pursuit came to an end as the man exited his vehicle and began running in the streets of a residential area in Arleta. He was taken into custody.

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