CARLSBAD, Calif. – Carlsbad police were looking for two men who stole an SUV and led them on a short chase just before midnight Sunday, police said.
Police spotted the stolen Toyota Sequoia on Interstate 5 near Carlsbad Village Drive. The driver sped off when police tried to pull him over. The pickup led police on a short chase on northbound I-5, but the chase ended abruptly when the Sequoia crashed into a tree in a residential driveway in the 1200 block of Las Flores Drive.
The driver and passenger jumped out of the car and ran off. Carlsbad police searched on foot and with a helicopter but weren’t able to find the men.
A description of the men has not yet been released. No one was hurt during the pursuit.