Two suspected car thieves were arrested Sunday night and one remains at large after a police chase starting in Antioch ended with a crash in Lafayette, police said today.
Shortly before 7 p.m., Antioch police attempted to stop a stolen car, but the driver fled onto state Highway 4, where officers lost sight of the vehicle, according to Lafayette police.
Police said California Highway Patrol officers spotted the car and continued the chase down Mount Diablo Boulevard in Lafayette.
The chase ended when the suspects crashed the car near the intersection of Mount Diablo Boulevard and Second Street.
Officers detained two of the suspects, but a third fled the scene and could not be found.
Police on Sunday night described the fleeing suspect only as a male wearing red shorts who was last seen jumping fences near the scene of the crash.
The CHP is leading the investigation into the incident and following leads in an attempt to identify the outstanding suspect.