Pickup Pursuit Comes to a Stop After Driver Runs Over Spike Strip

A burglary in Studio City led to the chase early Thursday through several San Fernando Valley neighborhoods.

Officers pursue a pickup.

A pursuit that began after a burglary report in North Hollywood ended with a standoff Thursday morning after the driver ran over a spike strip.

The roughly 20-minute chase was on streets in Burbank, North Hollywood and near the Cahuenga Pass between the San Fernando Valley and Hollywood before the truck hit a spike strip.

At least one tire appeared to deflate.

The truck came to a stop near Vineland Avenue and Chandler Boulevard in North Hollywood. A standoff ensued after the driver, apparently the only person in the white truck, refused to bet out of the pickup.

He surrendered and was taken into custody at about 8:20 a.m.

The burglary was reported early Thursday in the 10900 block of Whipple Street in the Studio City area. It was not immediately clear whether anything was taken.

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