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Armed Man Climbs Onto Roof of House After Vehicle Pursuit Ends in North Hollywood

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(NBC) -- A man armed with what appeared to be a semi-automatic rifle ran into a San Fernando Valley neighborhood at the end of a pursuit that extended from near downtown Los Angeles into the San Fernando Valley.

The man, who climbed on top of a North Hollywood with the weapon, is wanted in connection with a criminal threats report. Details regarding the threats were not immediately available.

The man, dressed in all white, climbed down after about 15 minutes on the roof, but remained on the run. The location is just blocks from the Los The pursuit began on the 10 Freeway in the Monterey Park area and transitioned onto the 101 Freeway before the driver briefly exited onto a street near downtown LA. The driver made a U-turn back onto the 101 Freeway entrance ramp and raced onto the 110 Freeway, where speeds reached an estimated 100 mph.

Updates:The driver of the Nissan sedan encountered heavy traffic on the northbound 5 Freeway and used the emergency lane next to the center divider to pass several vehicles. At about 11:30 a.m., the driver exited onto streets in the Pacoima, went through at least one red light and made a U-turn across a double-yellow line in the middle of traffic.

The driver then entered the southbound 170 Freeway, heading back toward downtown Los Angeles, before exiting near Magnolia Boulevard and Irvine Avenue. At 11:30 a.m., the driver exited the vehicle with what appeared to be a rifle, ran through several properties and climbed onto the roof.


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