Carjacking suspect arrested at casino after chase through South LA

BELL GARDENS, CA -- A carjacking suspect in a gold-colored pickup truck led police on a chase through surface streets in the South Los Angeles area, at times throwing up a shower of sparks from a wheel that was shredded by a spike strip.

The suspect led deputies through surface streets for about 30 minutes, weaving through traffic and narrowly avoiding pedestrians. At one point, the female driver drove over a spike strip, shredding a right rear tire.

A woman was arrested after a chase through South Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

The chase ended when the suspect pulled into the Bicycle Casino in Bell Gardens and a wall of deputies surrounded the vehicle, ordering the woman to come out of the vehicle. She emerged and was tackled and handcuffed by deputies in the parking lot.

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