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Indio Police Pursuit Leads to Three Arrests, School Lockdown

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Three suspects were taken into custody in Indio Thursday following a vehicle pursuit that triggered a residential neighborhood search and a brief lockdown of a local elementary school.

The pursuit began just before 2 p.m. after officers spotted a known felon inside a vehicle, which sped off after officers tried to get the driver to pull over, Indio police Sgt. Daniel Marshall said. The chase ended when the car crashed into a wall in the residential neighborhood east of the school.

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One suspect was taken into custody at the crash scene, while the other two ran from the vehicle, fleeing into the neighborhood.

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Martin Van Buren Elementary School was placed under lockdown as a precaution, but neither of the two fleeing suspects ever made it onto the campus, Marshall said.

Both outstanding suspects were arrested within half an hour. Their names were not immediately released.

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