Photo by John Schreiber.
Photo by John Schreiber.

A man was in custody after leading police on a an hour-long chase Friday evening that began in downtown Los Angeles and ended near downtown Riverside.

The chase began at 9:56 p.m. on South Central Avenue and East Seventh Street, according to Officer Rosario Herrera of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Division.

Herrera said the vehicle was believed to be stolen and KCAL9 reported the chase began when the Chevrolet Astro van went through a stop sign.

California Highway Patrol Officer Elizabeth Kravig said CHP was called to assist in the chase about 10:15 p.m. on the eastbound Pomona (60) Freeway at Nogales Street in the Industry area.

The driver surrendered on the westbound Riverside (91) Freeway in Riverside, according to reports from the scene.

No one was reported to be injured in the chase.

— From Staff and Wire Reports

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