Suspect with Warrant Who Fled from Police Arrested in Long Beach

A man with a warrant out for his arrest was apprehended by Long Beach police after he briefly fled on foot Tuesday, authorities said.

Officers initiated a vehicle stop near Long Beach Boulevard and 20th Street at about 11:30AM on Tuesday, May 24, according to Marlene Arrona of the Long Beach Police Department (LBPD).

The occupant fled on foot and a containment perimeter was established, she said. Police eventually took the suspect into custody on the 1900 block of Pine Avenue.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Stephanie Rivera is the immigration and diversity reporter for the Long Beach Post. Growing up as one of six kids in the working-class immigrant suburb of South Gate, she was taught the importance of civic engagement and to show compassion for others. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015. An avid Harry Potter fan, Stephanie now lives in Bixby Knolls with her boyfriend and their bearded dragon, Austin.
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