Written by AARON CASTREJON
EL MONTE - A driver and passenger were arrested, one eluded capture Wednesday night after a pursuit ended in Temple City.
After a 45-minute search December 26, a containment was ended near Willmonte Avenue and Lower Azusa Road around 10:30 p.m. December 26.The suspects were wanted in connection with a grand theft, according to Sgt. David Smith of the El Monte Police Department.
An officer saw the suspects parked in the north end of El Monte and attempted to contact them. The driver led officers on a slow-speed pursuit into Temple City for several minutes until the driver stopped. One passenger fled on foot while the driver and second passenger were arrested.
Smith was not sure if any stolen property was found in the suspect vehicle.
Booking information was not yet available.