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LA Chase Ends With Suspected Driver Found Hiding in Trash Can

The driver in a police pursuit that ended in Maywood was found hiding in a trash can

A police pursuit of a white sedan Monday night traveled on the 105 and 710 freeways before moving onto surface streets in East LA and ultimately ended in Maywood, with the driver found hiding in a trash can.

Newschopper4 Bravo was over the chase at around 10:35 p.m, as the vehicle proceeded to get off the 710 Freeway and moved into the East LA area.

Shortly after 10:40 p.m., the driver lost control of the car and emerged from the vehicle wearing a blue shirt before running through a neighborhood and moving into a cluster of homes near the intersection of East 58th Street and King Avenue in Maywood.

Police created a perimeter around the area where the man disappeared out of view and were organizing a strategy to locate the pursuit driver.

After the help of k9 unit, the officers located the driver hiding in a trash can. The officers skillfully tossed a chair to open the lid, and the man popped up with his hands raised.

The man was taken into custody around 11:40 p.m.

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