Police chase carjacking suspects through North County

OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- A man and a woman were arrested following a chase through North County early Monday, said police.

The couple is accused of carjacking a Volkswagen Beetle from a man who was sleeping outside his Del Mar home, said the Oceanside Police Department.

Shortly after, officers attempted to stop the suspects in the reported stolen vehicle when a chase ensued around 2:45 a.m.

Officers followed the suspects traveling northbound  in a slow-speed pursuit on SR-78 and I-5.

The chase ended around 4 a.m. when officers deployed spike stripes outside the Oceanside Pier Amphitheater.

The carjacking victim was not seriously injured and did not want to be transported to a hospital.

The two suspects were arrested and booked on multiple charges including possession of a stolen vehicle.



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