A stolen car pursuit driver was taken into custody early Wednesday morning after crashing, then ditching the vehicle and running off into the Caltech campus, prompting a large police search.
The chase began around 9 p.m. Tuesday, according to Pasadena police.
The driver crashed the suspected stolen vehicle on Del Mar and Colorado boulevards and then ran off into the nearby campus.
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The driver was found around midnight with the help of a police dog, said Lt. John Luna of the Pasadena Police Department, adding that no officers or students were injured in the incident. He was taken to a hospital after he was bit by a K-9, Luna said.
Police set up a perimeter around campus. Authorities were searching the campus door-to-door.
Caltech students on social media reported getting text alerts from the school to stay inside and lock their doors.