Pursuit suspect arrested in Koreatown

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LOS ANGELES (KNX) - A stolen-vehicle suspect was arrested in Koreatown shortly after leading Los Angeles officers on a pursuit from Westlake, where the suspect allegedly struck a bicyclist Thursday morning.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle that reportedly hit a bicyclist near 2nd St. and Beaudry Ave. in the Westlake area at 9:30 a.m.

The car, a gray Audi SUV, was reportedly occupied by a 30-year-old man.

The vehicle reportedly struck three other vehicles in the Koreatown area.

The suspect bailed on foot and was quickly arrested at Normandie Ave. and 6th Street, about 3 miles from the scene of the pedestrian crash.

The condition of the bicyclist was unknown. LAPD confirmed the rider was the victim of a hit-and-run collision.

It was unclear if there were other injuries in the multi-vehicle crash.

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