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Suspected Carjacker Slices His Neck During Police Chase

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A man suspected of stealing a car at knifepoint (and later using that same knife to slice his own neck for unknown reasons) was hospitalized after leading police on a chase through South Los Angeles into the Mid-City area.

The alleged carjacking at knifepoint occurred around 7:55 pm near 82nd and Figueroa streets, according to The Daily News. Police spotted the truck at Main and 43rd streets about 8:10 p.m. and the chase began. It lasted almost an hour when police nudged the stolen pick-up truck into a tailspin around Venice Boulevard and Van Ness Avenue.

The suspect's name was is not being released.