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Suspect Arrested, Stolen Car Recovered

Ben Schenk

Suspect Arrested, Stolen Car Recovered

CREATED Mar. 10, 2012

THERMAL - A man is in custody Saturday for stealing a car and then leading law enforcement on a chase.

According to California Highway Patrol, the chase started around 1 p.m. near a mobile home park off Airport Boulevard. Police started chasing a stolen green Jeep,  and during the pursuit,  a CHP officer's cruiser collided with the stolen vehicle.

The suspect eventually came to a stop near Highway 86, at Avenue 57 and then took off running back toward the mobile home park where the chase started.

Police then found him hiding in a mobile home. 

The suspect's name has not yet been released.