2 arrested after multi-agency pursuit on Hwy 4 in Contra Costa Co.

- By Bay City News Service

Two people were arrested after a multi-agency pursuit involving a stolen vehicle on state Highway 4 in Contra Costa County this afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. 


Sheriff's deputies began pursuing a blue GMC truck that had been stolen from the Antioch area around 1:53 p.m. in Bay Point, according to CHP Officer Brendan Correia.

The suspect was chased west on Highway 4 before turning around at Alhambra Avenue and heading east on Highway 4.

The driver then exited the highway at Hillcrest Avenue in Antioch and fled north, going through several stoplights, and the CHP terminated their pursuit - but sheriff's deputies and the Antioch Police Department
found the vehicle at 24 East Lake Drive.

The driver and passenger were both taken into custody, according to Correia.

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office did not immediately respond to a request for more information.

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