Naked alleged carjacker runs across highway after leading police on car chase in Los Angeles

PHOTO: A man was taken into custody after leading police on a chase in Los Angeles, Aug. 31, 2018.PlayABC7Brandi/Twitter
WATCH Naked alleged carjacker runs across highway after leading police on car chase in LA

Los Angeles drivers came across a strange sight on their Friday morning commutes.

A naked alleged carjacker led police on a car chase before abandoning the truck, running through a neighborhood and sprinting across a highway in East Los Angeles, ABC Los Angeles station KABC-TV reported.

The alleged carjacking took place at about 5:39 a.m. and the pursuit began at 6:01 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department told ABC News.

PHOTO: A man was taken into custody after leading police on a chase in Los Angeles, Aug. 31, 2018. ABC7Brandi/Twitter
A man was taken into custody after leading police on a chase in Los Angeles, Aug. 31, 2018.

The car stopped around 6:10 a.m., after which the suspect took off running before being taken into custody, police said.

PHOTO: A man was taken into custody after leading police on a chase in Los Angeles, Aug. 31, 2018. ABC7Brandi/Twitter
A man was taken into custody after leading police on a chase in Los Angeles, Aug. 31, 2018.