2 Women in Custody After Police Pursuit of Stolen Car Ends in Santa Ana

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Two women were in custody after a police pursuit of a stolen car that led officers across several Orange County cities early Friday evening.

Santa Ana police responded at 4:40 p.m. to a stolen car out of Garden Grove, following the white sedan through Orange, Anaheim and back to Santa Ana, according to a Police Department spokesman.

The white sedan led several black-and-white patrol vehicles through multiple intersections against traffic, even driving on a sidewalk at one point, aerial video showed.

Firefighters were called to a pedestrian reported struck at First and Flower streets (map) just after 5 p.m., but the individual was not hurt and refused to be transported to a hospital, according to Capt. Steve Concialdi with the Orange County Fire Authority.

Meanwhile, a spike strip was deployed in the pursuit and it the chase to a halt, Santa Ana Police Department spokesman Anthony Bertagna said.

The pursuit ended at 1001 E. Hunter Ave. (map) with two females in custody, Bertagna said.

The location appeared to be at the Bishop Manor apartment complex.