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Man in Custody After Trying to Force Woman into Car in Oak Park Pursuit: SDPD

A man trying to force a woman into his car prompted a police pursuit in Oak Park Wednesday, confirmed the San Diego Police Department (SDPD).

Police received a call about a man attempting to abduct the woman around 3:36 p.m.

The woman was able to escape. Police said she took off running, as the driver sped after her. SDPD officers responded to the scene and a pursuit began.

Police chased the suspect's vehicle, a red Dodge Charger. At one point, the man threw a gun out of his car's window during the pursuit.

Later, he stopped at the 5800 block of Streamview Drive, got out of his car and started running away. A police helicopter patrolled the area, and SDPD officers formed a perimeter around the scene.

The suspect was taken into custody at 4:24 p.m., confirmed police.

Check back on this developing story for updates.

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