North Hollywood, CA: ​The pursuit started after a Foothill Division gang unit officer spotted the suspect in a Toyota Prius. The suspect already had a warrant for an earlier carjacking and was reportedly armed and dangerous.

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The high speed chase began in Sylmar and into the North Hollywood area where the pursuit came to an end in a violent crash at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Colfax Avenue at 9:23 p.m. in Valley Village.

The Prius collided with one vehicle that also involved another vehicle.

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The occupants of one of the vehicles appeared to be a family, where a woman was seen helping a small child, under the age of five, out of the vehicle.

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Carjacking suspect is a male Hispanic, in his thirties.

At the end of the pursuit, he was handcuffed and taken into custody.

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