SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An hour-long pursuit with four bank robbery suspects led authorities across Los Angeles County before finally coming to a close in South LA.
The pursuit began in Santa Clarita after Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies received a call of an armed robbery at a Bank of America in Canyon Country around 10:15 a.m., officials said.
A pursuit then ensued with the suspects riding in a black Volvo SUV. It continued along the eastbound 210 Freeway where at two suspects bailed from the vehicle and took off on foot in Sylmar.
The pursuit ended around 11:20 a.m. after the black Volvo got into a traffic jam on Vernon, one block west of Vermont Avenue.
Deputies approached the vehicle and removed two adult males from the SUV at gunpoint. The suspects were arrested while a large crowd surrounded the scene.