Police arrested a man Thursday who allegedly threatened officers inside a South Los Angeles police station before leading them on a nearly half-hour televised chase.
The unidentified suspect was taken into custody by about a dozen LAPD officers around 2:15 p.m. after a chase that began about 1:50 p.m. at the Southwest Area police station in the 1500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, de More..partment spokeswoman Norma Eisenman said.
Police said the man walked into the station and said he wanted to kill police officers before running out and getting into his car, Eisenman said.
During the pursuit, the suspect ran through stop signs and red lights. He also drove on a sidewalk and into lanes with oncoming traffic. Two officers were injured in an accident during the chase