In Los Angeles, the driver gave up his pursuit and surrendered to a Ralph’s grocery store near USC. The driver was waiting for his turn to be taken into custody on Thursday night.
At around 10 p.m., officers from California Highway Patrol began following the white Kia driver through the San Fernando Valley.
Newschopper4 overhead could show the driver and passenger.
The driver continued running through red lights until he reached downtown Los Angeles. CHP was forced to stop the pursuit.
During the pursuit, the driver released his female passenger from the vehicle and drove on without any police officers following.
A vehicle from LAPD followed the driver for a while, but then it stopped.
The driver went into at least two gas stations without leaving the vehicle.
The pursuit driver was followed by a dark-colored car that appeared to be following him around the gas stations. It was not known what their relationship to the pursuit driver was.
The pursuit driver was in a dark colored car that stopped following the vehicle when it reached Ralph’s grocery store at Vermont Avenue and West Adams Boulevard.
The driver abandoned the Kia white car and walked toward the store holding his arms high.
The driver was not followed by any police helicopters or units.
The driver held his arms high and knelt on the ground as he waited for officers to arrive.
He eventually fell on the ground and extended his arms, waiting for any officers to arrive.
Customers who enter and exit the store stop by to see the driver.
It was not clear if he was taken into police custody.