Man arrested after chase in central Fresno, deputies say

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
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A chase through central Fresno ended with the driver in handcuffs.

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A chase through central Fresno ended with the driver in handcuffs.

It started at about 1 Thursday morning at First and Home Avenue.

Deputies say they made a stop on a black SUV for traffic violations when the driver took off.

A chase began and soon ended two miles later at Fifth and Thomas, where the driver crashed into the center divider.

The driver ran from the scene, and jumped into a nearby backyard.

A helicopter spotted the suspect and deputies took him into custody.

A female passenger was also detained.

The driver had a warrant for his arrest.