Alleged thief leads cops on epically slow car chase

PHOTO: An image made from aerial video shows a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area on May 31, 2018.PlayKABC
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An alleged car thief suspected of driving under the influence led police on an odd, slow-speed car chase through the surface streets of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, according to ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV.

PHOTO: An image made from aerial video shows a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area on May 31, 2018. KABC
An image made from aerial video shows a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area on May 31, 2018.

The chase began Thursday around 10:15 p.m. in Reseda and ended over an hour later in Los Angeles, KABC reported.

It took four spike strips and nine different pit maneuvers for police to corral the man, according to the station.

PHOTO: An image made from aerial video shows the driver in a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area lying on the ground after exiting the car on May 31, 2018. KABC
An image made from aerial video shows the driver in a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area lying on the ground after exiting the car on May 31, 2018.
PHOTO: An image made from aerial video shows a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area on May 31, 2018. KABC
An image made from aerial video shows a slow-speed police chase in the Los Angeles area on May 31, 2018.

Video shows officers’ attempting to stop the slow-driving suspect as other motorists exited their cars and attempting to stop him.

The driver has not been identified.