Theft Suspect Evades Glendora Police After Brief Pursuit

A Glendora Police Officer stations himself at Burnaby Drive and Gladstone Street during a search for the theft and pursuit suspect Tuesday, April 28. Photo by Aaron Castrejon.

Police spent roughly more than an hour searching for a man who fled his SUV on foot after leading officers on a brief chase through Glendora Monday night.

The pursuit suspect is accused of stealing, as of yet, unidentified merchandise from Walmart, 1950 E. Auto Centre Dr. Police set a perimeter and searched with the aid of a helicopter, but were unable to find the man.

The pursuit began around 9:58 p.m.

The suspect sped off south on Lone Hill Avenue where officers attempted to intercept him. The pursuit entered the westbound Interstate 210 freeway, said Sgt. Chris Stabio of Glendora Police.

The suspect drove around 95 to 100 miles per hour and exited the freeway onto Sunflower Avenue. The pursuit terminated at Essex Street and Sunflower where the suspect fled on foot, Stabio said.

Officers were unable to find the suspect and decided to end the search around 11:10 p.m.

The suspect is described as a male white in his 20s with a thin build.

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