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BREAKING NEWS: Deputies' Pursuit Ends With Suspect Arrested In Saugus

BY AUSTIN DAVE/SCVNEWS.COM
UPDATED 10:02 PM: 
A carjacking suspect has been apprehended in a Saugus neighborhood following a police pursuit Monday night.
 
The pursuit began in the Antelope Valley after authorities received a report of a carjacking that had occurred just after 5:30 p.m. near 60th Street West and L-8 in the Quartz Hill area.
 
Palmdale Sheriff's Station deputies spotted the suspect in Leona Valley and pursued the vehicle into Santa Clarita. 
 
The pursuit came to a halt in Saugus after deputies deployed spike strips causing the car to lose two front tires.
 
The sole carjacking suspect was taken into custody after leading deputies on a brief foot chase through several backyards.
 
The pursuit ended at Urbandale Avenue and Kingscrest Drive in Saugus.

 

UPDATED 9:31PM: As seen on KCAL-TV, a police pursuit ended around 9pm in Saugus. Sheriff officials pursued a suspect from Palmdale down Bouquet Canyon Road and deployed spike strips in Saugus to disable the suspect's vehicle. The suspect exited his vehicle and ran on foot through a few Saugus backyards before giving up and surrendering to sheriffs.

Sheriffs from the city of Lancaster are reporting that the incident began as a carjacking at around 5:30pm Monday near the intersection of 50th Street West and Avenue L-8 in Quartz Hill. The vehicle was then spotted by sheriffs in Leona Valley, and the pursuit was on.

KHTS will have more details soon.


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