Two women arrested in South Gate after pursuit in stolen truck

Two women were taken into custody in South Gate Wednesday evening after leading authorities on a pursuit in a stolen truck.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies began pursuing the women in the dark-colored pickup truck in the Pico Rivera area just after 9:20 p.m., according to the department.

The women led authorities through Downey and Bell Gardens, at one point running over a spike strip and blowing out at least one tire.

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The truck came to a stop in the area of Walker Avenue and Florence Avenue just before 9:35 p.m. and the women quickly surrendered to police.

They were taken into custody without further incident. No further details were immediately available.

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