Stolen vehicle investigations leads to collision, suspect flees on foot

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A stolen vehicle investigation led to a pursuit and the suspect fleeing on foot on Wednesday afternoon in Valencia, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials and Los Angeles County dispatch radio traffic.  

According to Deputy Natalie Arriaga, a spokeswoman for the SCV Sheriff’s Station, deputies initiated a pursuit for a stolen vehicle investigation on Interstate 5.  

According to Officer Josh Greengard, a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol’s Newhall Office, deputies attempted to pull the vehicle over and the vehicle fled.  

“The pursuit was canceled due to unsafe conditions,” said Arriaga.    

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Dan Watson/The Signal

The pursuit resulted in a vehicle crash on the southbound side of I-5 on Calgrove Boulevard, involving only the suspect’s vehicle 

The crash resulted in the driver and suspect of the investigation fleeing westbound on Calgrove Boulevard on foot, according to L.A. County dispatch radio traffic.  

California Highway Patrol officers and assisting SCV Sheriff’s Station deputies searched for the suspect in the wash, according to Arriaga and reports from the scene.  

Both agencies established a perimeter, according to Greengard, but no suspect was located.

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