Authorities Wednesday arrested a motorist who led them on a brief chase in the El Monte area.

The suspect was taken into custody shortly before 7 a.m. in the 2800 block of Musgrove Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. Reports from the scene said the man ran into a residence and a brief standoff ensued before his arrest.

Officers had tried to stop the motorist for a traffic violation, but the vehicle kept going, the CHP reported.

The suspect’s name was not immediately available.

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