Anyone who's watched TV news in California knows the drill: the fleeing car, the police cruisers in pursuit, the TV choppers overhead.
And everyone who's watched such a chase end with suspects in handcuffs, sometimes after crashing their car, has probably had the thought: That's so stupid. They always get caught.
Close, but not quite.
In a week that began with three televised chases in Los Angeles, one fleeing suspect showed it's possible to get away. On Monday evening, a man led police on a 50-mile pursuit through San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties before ditching a car in Pacoima and escaping into the neighborhood, in full view of TV news choppers.
Read more at the LA Daily News