Pursuit ends in Long Beach; man arrested on suspicion of stealing truck

No one was injured when a man stole a white box truck near the Wilmington/Long Beach border today and led police on a 45-minute slow-speed pursuit that ended in Long Beach, where the suspect surrendered to officers without incident.

About 9 a.m., a motorist reported that his white box truck had been stolen, said a watch commander at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Harbor station.

Officers were able to flatten all four tires of the truck during the pursuit. The suspect pulled over about 9:45 a.m. in the 2900 block of Ocean Boulevard and surrendered, she said.

No one was injured during the vehicle pursuit, which occurred at speeds of about 10 to 15 miles per hour, she said.

The name of the man was not immediately available.

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