One person in custody following a police chase near Bernard Street and Mount Vernon Avenue

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield Police Department said a driver is in custody following a police chase that started near Bernard Street and Mount Vernon Avenue.

According to BPD, police attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Bernard Street and Mount Vernon Avenue around 7:41 p.m. Tuesday night. Police said the vehicle failed to pull over and fled the area, prompting a chase.

The chase ended in the 300 block of Cooley Drive before the driver of the vehicle fled on foot. Police said at least six units surrounded the area. The subject was eventually apprehended and put in custody around 9:26 p.m., according to BPD.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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