Police Arrest Motorcyclist After Pursuit in Long Beach Area

A man was arrested Wednesday after he led California Highway Patrol on a high-speed pursuit through freeways and surface streets in the Long Beach area.

CHP initiated the chase at 10:46 p.m. after the driver refused to yield for not having license plates. The erratic driver zipped through multiple freeways by lane-splitting through vehicles at speeds of over 130 mph.

The driver ditched his bike in a residential area in Long Beach then walked to a corner, where he took out his cell-phone and acted as if he was speaking to someone.

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The unusual pursuit ended just before 11 p.m. after CHP surrounded the driver and arrested him.

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