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Two in custody after police chase leads to crash in El Cajon

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Posted at 2:05 PM, Aug 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-12 17:05:39-04

EL CAJON, Calif. (KGTV) — Two people are in custody following a police chase that ended in a crash in San Diego's El Cajon neighborhood Friday afternoon.

According to the San Diego Police Department, investigators were doing a stakeout around 9 a.m. in the 6500 block of Kelly Street in Linda Vista in search of at least one person wanted for an unspecified crime.

Police say around 1:15 p.m., the suspect fled the scene in a car and eventually led authorities on a pursuit after they tried to stop them.

The pursuit headed East on Interstate 8 until the suspect's car crashed into a pole in the area of Johnson Avenue and I-8. There are no reports of any injuries.