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Driver of Stolen Vehicle Pins CHP Officer Against Fence While Being Pulled Over

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The driver of a stolen vehicle evaded arrest by the California Highway Patrol by pinning the officer pulling him over against a fence, according to LA Now.The CHP motorcycle officer observed the suspect running a red light at around 7:30 p.m. on Eastern Avenue in East Los Angeles last night. He gave pursuit, using his lights to signal the driver should pull over.

However, when the driver came to a stop, he "reversed his vehicle and pinned the officer against the fence," then fled the vehicle.

The suspect left on foot, and remains at large. The CHP officer "did not suffer life-threatening injuries."