Police Pursuit Of Stolen Car Ends In Potrero Hill Crash

A car chase through San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood this afternoon ended with a crash and an arrest, a police spokesman said.

Around 1 p.m., police spotted a male suspect in a stolen vehicle near Missouri and 20th streets, San Francisco police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

When police tried to stop the car, the suspect attempted to ram it into the officers, Esparza said.

The attempt failed and the driver continued evading police until crashing near 16th and Vermont streets, Esparza said.

The male driver, the only person in the car, was taken into custody following the crash, Esparza said. The suspect’s name was not immediately available.

Sasha Lekach, Bay City News

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