Multi-county chase ends in Anaheim, driver suspected of assaulting officer arrested

ANAHEIM (KUSI) – A driver wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer led officers on a chase this afternoon from the Ontario area to Anaheim.

The suspect drove an SUV on city streets in Ontario, then onto the Pomona (60) Freeway into Los Angeles County before heading south on the Orange (57) Freeway and onto the Riverside (91) Freeway in Orange County before heading again onto city streets in Anaheim.

Along the way two passengers got out of the vehicle.

The chase ended about 5:35 p.m. at the intersection of State College Boulevard and Cerritos Avenue, where the vehicle slowed to a stop and the suspect surrendered.

Details about exactly when and where the chase began, or the crime for which the suspect was wanted, were not immediately available.

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