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

The suspect was taken into custody after the Friday morning incident.

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.

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