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Red Mustang outruns police during chase

Police chased a red Mustang on the southbound 5 Freeway on Wednesday after the occupants allegedly tried to steal a license plate from another vehicle at the downtown Burbank Metrolink Station, police said.

Police lost the Mustang in heavy traffic at 11:45 a.m. near Western Avenue, Burbank Police Sgt. Darin Ryburn said.

A description of the driver or other possible passengers in the car was unavailable. The getaway car had black rims and no plates, Ryburn added.

Anyone with information on the incident is encouraged to call Burbank police at (818) 238-3210.

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-- Alene Tchekmedyian, Times Community News

 

 

 

 

 
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