Car thief tries to flee on skateboard after police chase

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A car thief had nowhere else to go after he was stuck in traffic following a high-speed chase in Los Angeles Monday.

The suspect tried to escape police by ditching the stolen BMW. He jumped out of the car and took off on a skateboard.

News helicopters followed as police ran after him.

A driver of a pick-up truck cut the suspect off, allowing police to catch up to him.

Charges are pending.

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