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Driver Taken Into Custody After Pursuit Through Whittier

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The Norwalk Sheriff’s Department was in pursuit of a vehicle in the Whittier area Friday night. As seen on air on Dec. 3, 2021.

A driver is in custody after leading the Norwalk Sheriffs deputies on a pursuit through Whittier Friday night.

The driver was seen speeding through narrow streets with smoke coming out of the tires.

It appeared that the vehicle was missing at least one tire.

The driver of the vehicle then crashed into a traffic light and fled the scene, leading deputies on a short foot pursuit near Walnut Street and Greenleaf Avenue.

Deputies caught up to him quickly and took the driver into custody.

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