Stolen car suspect found in dumpster after brief foot chase

Incident reported at 8:20 a.m.

SAN DIEGO - One man suspected of driving a stolen vehicle was found in a dumpster and arrested Friday after leading police in a foot chase in Rolando.

The incident was reported at about 8:20 a.m. after police received a LoJack hit for a brown, four-door 2001 Oldsmobile registered in San Diego.

Police found the car at Aragon Way and University Avenue and officers pursued two suspects on foot by Cartagena Drive and Malcolm Drive. 

One suspect, believed to be the driver, was found in a dumpster at 8:44 a.m. in the 6100 block of University Avenue.

The other suspect was taken arrested at 9:16 a.m.

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