A Los Angeles Police Department vehicle pursuit occurred along campus Thursday night, resulting in the arrest of the assailant at University Gate 3 on Figueroa Street. and 34th Street.
The pursuit originated on Figueroa Street after LAPD attempted to stop a stolen car, according to Department of Public Safety Deputy Chief David Carlisle. The driver then entered campus through Gate 5 on Jefferson Boulevard and McClintock Avenue where the chase continued.
The pursuit ended after the driver was not able to make a turn at the gate on Figueroa Street and 34th Street.
“The suspect entered campus at gate 5 and drove east on 34th Street,” Carlisle said. “The suspect was captured when he was forced to stop at the tram gate at 34th Street and Figueroa.”
The driver is now in police custody.