HOLLYWOOD HILLS—On Monday, June 1, around 8:20 p.m., a white Chevy Suburban led a authorities on high-speed pursuit. The suspects were wanted for robbery and assaulting a Los Angeles Police Department officer. NBC’s Newschopper4 Alpha covered the entirety of the chase.
Originating on the 101 Freeway, the vehicle exited and sped through the streets of Hollywood, running red lights and making abrupt turns. The suspects returned to the 101 Freeway and moved towards the 110 Freeway.
Reaching speeds of up to 120 mph, the vehicle pursuit ended in South Los Angeles on Compton Avenue. Four individuals exited and scattered onto the streets, one of whom went into a nearby home. One suspect was caught, where he yielded raising his hands in the air and laid on the ground to be detained. It is believed that the authorities cornered the other three.
Less than half an hour later, a secondary pursuit of a truck was underway on the 110 Freeway. The individuals stopped on Colorado Boulevard and Catalina Avenue and were arrested moments after. This pursuit was also associated with the lootings in Los Angeles.
The names of the suspects have not been disclosed to the public. Los Angeles County extended its curfew from 6 p.m. Monday, June 1 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 2. Violating the curfew could lead to a fine of up to $1,000 or arrest.