Deputies apprehend suspect after I-5 skateboard pursuit 

Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies search the backpack of a suspect who was reportedly apprehended following a brief foot pursuit Tuesday morning near the Interstate 5 freeway. Dan Watson/The Signal.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputies search the backpack of a suspect who was reportedly apprehended following a brief foot pursuit Tuesday morning near the Interstate 5 freeway. Dan Watson/The Signal.
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Law enforcement personnel apprehended a suspect on Tuesday morning after a brief foot pursuit that started on Interstate 5 and ended near La Quinta Inn in Stevenson Ranch, according to Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station officials. 

A person was seen on foot, and then riding a skateboard on the I-5 freeway near the Lyons Avenue/Pico Canyon Road exit at approximately 10:25 a.m., prompting law enforcement to pursue the person, according to radio dispatch traffic. 

A felony warrant had been issued for the person’s arrest, according to Deputy Kabrina Borbon, a spokesperson for the SCV Sheriff’s Station. She added that the call for deputies to respond was issued at 10:33 a.m. 

The suspect was apprehended at approximately 10:48 a.m. after jumping off the freeway and running westbound toward the shopping center that contains In-N-Out, La Quinta Inn and Outback Steakhouse on The Old Road near Lyons Avenue, according to Borbon. 

The person is still in custody as of the publication of this story and no additional information was immediately available. 

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