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Highland Park suspect evades cops and police dogs – but may have left driver’s license behind

300 block of N. Avenue 55 | Highland Park

By BARRY LANK

HIGHLAND PARK — A short vehicle pursuit Saturday night ended with the suspect escaping on foot – though police found a license in the car and may know the suspect’s identity, according to the LAPD’s Northeast Division.

Officers with the Northeast Gang Unit attempted to pull the car over on a suspected DUI at around 10 p.m. The suspect drove off, colliding with three other cars along the way before eventually stopping at the 300 block of North Avenue 55 and running away on foot.

Police found two female passengers who were detained without incident. The license in the vehicle identified the possible driver as a gang member with an extensive criminal history, police said.

A search of the area with the aid of police dogs turned up nothing. The suspect is still outstanding, police said.

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3 comments

  1. This guy is gonna get deported for sure.

  2. Those damn “newcomers” again

  3. And of course it’s so completely understood that the two women with him would not do the right thing and identify (snitch) this guy that it’s not even mentioned.
    Felony hit and run. Evading a police officer. Can’t they charge (or at least threaten) them as accessory to the felonies?

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