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A man was taken into custody Tuesday following a brief standoff with campus police he believed to be fake law enforcement officers in Kearny Mesa.

The unidentified man was traveling in a pickup truck near the UC San Diego campus, but refused to stop when campus police attempted to conduct a traffic stop for his brake light at around 12:30 a.m., ABC 10News reported.

The driver led officers on a slow pursuit onto state Route 52 and exited at Kearny Villa Road, toward the California Highway Patrol station on the same road.

Campus police told the news station that the driver reported to 911 dispatchers that he was being followed by people impersonating law enforcement, and requested assistance from “real” officers.

After a 15-minute standoff, the man was arrested on suspicion of failure to yield, the station reported.

— City News Service, Inc.