Driver taken into custody after pursuit in Sherman Oaks

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A man wanted for reckless driving was taken into custody after leading authorities on a pursuit in Sherman Oaks, police said.

The chase of the Volkswagen SUV began around 12:19 p.m. in the area of in the area of Topanga Canyon and Burbank, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The driver went into a Hidden Hills community and broke through a gate, while LAPD was already in pursuit, Lt. Jim Braden with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said.

Around 1 p.m., police were seen surrounding what appeared to be the suspect’s vehicle, which was stopped in a residential area on the 4800 block of Orion Avenue in Sherman Oaks.

After some time, the man was carried out on a stretcher and into an ambulance, Sky5 footage showed.

He was taken into custody, police said.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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