Downey: Pursuit Comes To Hectic End With K-9 Bite

12.13.2022 | 8:37 PM | DOWNEY – A pursuit of armed robbery suspects came to a hectic end, Tuesday night.

The pursuit of a vehicle associated with a armed robbery traversed freeways and surface streets before coming an end near the intersection of Imperial Highway and Paramount Boulevard when three suspects ditched the vehicle around 8:37 PM.

The driver and two passengers fled in different directions and were ultimately apprehended, according to police radio traffic.

One adult male was bitten by a police K-9 and transported to a hospital for treatment.

Viewers who saw the dog bite on live television speculated that the man was unrelated to the incident but police had not released an official statement regarding the bite.

Additional details regarding the armed robbery that led to the pursuit were not immediately available.

Junior Martinez

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