Man in stolen vehicle leads police on pursuit

SAN DIEGO - A man led police on a short pursuit from San Diego to La Mesa late Thursday.

The pursuit began around 9:40 p.m. when police attempted to stop the suspect who was driving a stolen Ford Explorer at University and 70th Street in San Diego, according to the San Diego Police Department.

The suspect led police on a chase to a parking lot on University Avenue and Baltimore Street where he crashed into an RV and fled by foot. He was detained a short time later, according to police.

The suspect was taken to an area hospital for minor injuries, police said.

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