A motorist who police said was throwing gang signs with his hand out the driver's side window of what is believed to be a stolen Toyota Camry during a pursuit was a boy, police said on Monday.
The pursuit started at 11:20 p.m. Sunday near LAX in Inglewood.
Police, who described the driver as "a boy," did not provide the age of the motorist, said Inglewood Police Sgt. Brian Hand.
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The winding pursuit lasted over an hour. The driver blew through traffic lights, drove in opposing lanes of traffic and had a at least a couple near misses with other vehicles, including a police car.
The driver appeared to at least once nearly miss a pedestrian, aerial footage of the chase showed.
The driver was believed to be driving a stolen Toyota Camry, police said.