NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A police chase ended Tuesday afternoon in North Miami Beach when the driver being pursued crashed and bailed out of his car.
Miramar police officers responded to a Be On The Lookout call for armed robbery suspects out of Hollywood.
Units spotted the car in the BOLO call at County Line Road and 56th Avenue and attempted a traffic stop, but the vehicle fled.
A short chase ensued, ending in North Miami Beach when the suspect crashed into a pole and fled on foot.
Several streets were blocked off, from Northeast 167th Street to 163rd Street between Northeast 7th and 5th avenues.
After searching for about an hour, a suspect was taken into custody.
Police later identified the man as 24-year-old Ariel Garcia.
Garcia was arrested on charges of aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, as well as fleeing and eluding.