SANTEE, Calif. (KGTV) - A brief pursuit involving a stolen rental car ended Thursday morning in a crash at a Santee apartment complex.
The incident began shortly after 6:30 a.m. Thursday when sheriff's officials said deputies spotted an Uber vehicle on Cottonwood Avenue that was recently reported stolen out of El Cajon.
When a patrol car approached the vehicle, the driver jumped out and ran away. Meanwhile, the vehicle rolled onto a sidewalk and crashed into a metal fence at a nearby apartment building.
Deputies were able to track down the driver a short time later and arrested him.
No injuries were reported.
10News learned the car caused about $7,000 in damage to the fence.