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Videos: Two Suspects In Convertible Do Donuts, Lead Police On Chase Through Hollywood

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Two suspects in a Ford Mustang are currently leading police on a wild chase through Los Angeles, taunting police with the top down and spinning donuts in Hollywood.

According to the L.A. Times, the chase began in Cerritos and found its way through downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood Hills, Hollywood, Exposition Park, and South L.A.

With the top down in the rain, the driver and his passenger taunted police, stood up and waved at other drivers, and at one point even spun donuts in the rain:

BREAKING: A driver wanted for a burglary in Cerritos who is leading authorities on a pursuit has just exited the 101 Freeway onto bustling Hollywood Boulevard, where he made several doughnut maneuvers.Watch KTLA's video here:

Posted by KTLA 5 News on Thursday, April 7, 2016
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While on the 101 freeway, a TMZ tour bus tried to be a hero, but they still managed to get away:
Clip of that @TMZ bus involved in #pursuit from @NBCLA

— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) April 7, 2016

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Ryan Rouzan told KTLA that the driver is wanted for a burglary in Cerritos.

Around 3:30 p.m., their joyride came to an end in South L.A., where the two are seemingly waiting for police:

At 3:34 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies arrived to arrest both suspects. A huge crowd had gathered, taking selfies with the suspects.