CHP pursuit ends in Echo Park

CHP units pursued a vehicle through Echo Park tonight as it sped northbound on Glendale Boulevard. Early reports indicate the pursuit may have ended at about 10: 30 p.m.  in the intersection of Glendale Boulevard and Alvarado Street, where the CHP has asked LAPD to help with traffic control, according to an officer at the Northeast Division.

Update @ 11:21 p.m.: CHP officers took a man into custody and recovered an ivory-colored Porsche. Officers at the scene said they did not know where the pursuit began. A man named Alex who was inside Tacos Mexico located in the minimall at Glendale and Berkeley Street said CHP squad cars coming from the north and south zeroed in on the Porsche and its driver on Glendale Boulevard.  The Porsche was then moved into the minimal mall parking lot and later removed via a tow truck.

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