A bank robbery suspect led police on chase Saturday from Clairemont to Midway, where he crashed and was arrested while trying to run away barefoot.
The suspect crashed a gray Nissan truck or SUV on Sports Arena Boulevard near the ramps to Interstate 8, and police chased the man on foot and arrested him on a freeway offramp, police said.
The man was suspected in a roughly 1 p.m. holdup at a Wells Fargo branch at 5525 Balboa Ave., police said.
At one point in the chase, the suspect threw something out of a window while on southbound Interstate 5, just north of SeaWorld Drive.
The termination of the chase cause traffic to back up on westbound Interstate 8 from Sunset Cliffs to Hotel Circle. Police chased the suspect onto southbound Interstate 5 before he exited at Sports Arena Boulevard, according to police dispatchers.
—City News Service
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