Police chase comes to crashing end in Whole Foods parking lot

AVENTURA, Fla. – A police chase came to a crashing halt in a Whole Foods parking lot in northern Miami-Dade County.

Authorities said they were pursuing a suspected car thief.

Cell phone video in the parking lot of the Aventura supermarket shows the man briefly running away before he’s tackled by officers.

The dramatic moments played out in the usually busy shopping plaza near Northeast 213th Street & Biscayne Boulevard.

Witnesses said the suspect was behind the wheel of a red minivan, which now has a smashed front end after the speeding driver lost control.

The crash ended when the suspect’s vehicle hit a parked silver Nissan and a tree.

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