Two armed robbery suspects were taken into custody in Lancaster Tuesday evening after leading authorities on a pursuit.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies began pursuing the suspects about 6:45 p.m. on the northbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway in the Santa Clarita area, FOX11 and CBS2 reported.

The suspects exited the freeway onto Avenue I in Lancaster and stopped in the area of West Newgrove Street and 10th Street West just after 7:10 p.m.

The driver surrendered to police and was taken into custody while a driver fled the area on foot and hid in the backyard of a nearby residence. The second suspect was taken into custody just before 7:20 p.m. after being found hiding behind a pile of wood in the backyard.

No further details were immediately available.

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