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Assault suspect arrested after vehicle chase in El Cajon

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EL CAJON (CNS) - A man who refused to yield to police Thursday led a rush-hour pursuit over busy El Cajon streets before finding himself boxed in by squad cars and under arrest.

Officers chased the man, who was driving a small white pickup truck, over various downtown roads in the East County city, mostly driving a low speeds, according to police. At one point, he veered over a sidewalk to get around a cruiser that had pulled into his path.

Shortly before 6 p.m., officers were able to use their vehicles to force the fleeing man to a halt and take him into custody on southbound El Cajon Boulevard, near Interstate 8.

The man, whose name was not immediately available, was wanted on suspicion of assaulting an officer.

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