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Motorcycle rider leads officers on wild pursuit across L.A.

October 02, 2013|By Robert J. Lopez
  • Authorities detained a man after a motorcycle rider led officers on a pursuit across Los Angeles.
Authorities detained a man after a motorcycle rider led officers on a pursuit… (KTLA-TV Channel 5 )

A brazen motorcycle rider led law enforcement authorities on a pursuit on the 101 Freeway on Wednesday afternoon in the San Fernando Valley and then on surface streets across downtown Los Angeles and into the Eastside.

A man was detained at an Auto Zone store about 5:30 p.m on Whittier Boulevard near Indiana Avenue, according to television news footage.

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At one point, the motorcyclist was riding along sidewalks as authorities followed him.

News footage showed the man cutting across lanes and darting between between vehicles.

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robert.lopez@latimes.com

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