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Police Pursuit in South Los Angeles Ends in Wild Reverse Sequence

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department were in pursuit of a vehicle in the South Los Angeles area on Monday afternoon at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Newschopper4 Bravo with Gil Leyvas was overhead to catch the conclusion of the police chase.

A police pursuit in South Los Angeles on Monday afternoon concluded with the suspect driving at high speeds in reverse on a residential street. Gil Leyvas and Newschopper4 Bravo report on NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on July 9, 2018.

The pursuit eventually concluded at 42nd Place and Avalon Boulevard after the driver slammed on the brakes and reversed at high speeds. Police officers managed to avoid the vehicle, but as the driver attempted to brake and turn the vehicle, the vehicle stopped.

The suspect proceeded to get out of the car and get on the ground to surrender.

City News Service reported that the suspect was wanted for a hit-and-run.

Southern California’s wild police chases: We’ve all seen them, and some can take pretty unexpected turns. Watch our collection of some of the wildest moments from the most infamous, dramatic pursuits.
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