A man is in custody after leading police on a chase from Kearny Mesa to Mission Valley.
It ended when officers caught the suspect at the bottom of a canyon with the help of three K-9's.
It began when they tried to stop the man on Balboa Avenue near Genesee in a car that had been stolen.
In Hillcrest, the man ditched his car, and took off on foot down the canyon.
Officers caught him about an hour-and-a-half later.. hiding in bushes.