Man suspected in Bakersfield carjacking leads CHP on pursuit, arrested in Santa Clarita


A carjacking in Bakersfield led CHP officers 80 miles down Interstate 5 before the suspect was eventually arrested.

Bakersfield police said 26-year-old Eduardo Salas forced a person and their baby out of a car in a parking lot on White Lane.

CHP officers spotted Salas headed southbound on Highway 99 and followed him through the Grapevine before he entered Santa Clarita and Newhall CHP officers took over the chase.

Salas vehicle became disabled on I-5 near Lyons Avenue and he was taken into custody.

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