Police pursuit ends in arrest in Otay Mesa

A man is under arrest Thursday after leading officers on a chase in Otay Mesa.

Officers attempted a traffic stop at 12:42 a.m. on Del Sol and Picador boulevards, but the driver failed to yield.

A chase ensued for about two minutes. At Beyer Way and Main Street, the man bailed out of the vehicle and ran towards a canyon.

Officers, police chopper and a K-9 unit responded to the scene and the man was taken into custody at 1:15 a.m.

He was booked on charges of felony evasion.

An ambulance was brought in because the suspect hurt his leg while jumping a fence. Police said the vehicle the man was driving had not been reported stolen.

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