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Woman Arrested After Leading Police On Pursuit In Suspected Stolen Vehicle

EL MONTE (CBSLA) - A woman suspected of stealing a car was taken into custody in El Monte Wednesday after an approximately 75-minute chase that began in Fontana.

Officers first began pursuing the woman, driving a reported stolen Kia Soul, just before 5:30 p.m. after attempting to conduct a traffic stop on Interstate 15 at Baseline Avenue in Fontana, according to police.

The woman led police on freeways through Glendora and Baldwin Park before exiting onto surface streets in El Monte at about 6:15 p.m.

The woman continued to lead police on a chase until stopping in the area of Main Street and Santa Anita Avenue, where police boxed her in.

Fontana Police Department officers removed the woman from the car and took her into custody at about 6:45 p.m.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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