CANYON COUNTRY, SANTA CLARITA -- An alleged would-be car thief who tried to flee from a deputy in Canyon Country got stuck in a storm drain and was later arrested.
An off-duty Ventura County sheriff's deputy found the suspect attempting to steal a vehicle in the 1800 block of Goodvale Road around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Department.
When the suspect tried to flee, the deputy chased after him and found him stuck in a storm drain in the 2700 block of Walnut Springs Avenue.
Deputies arrested the suspect from the storm drain and booked him into a nearby station at about 8 p.m., according to the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Department.
Would-be car thief tries to flee from deputy, gets stuck in storm drain