A man is custody after stealing a car and leading police on a chase. Police say 45-year-old Wasim Jihad was arrested.
The incident started around 1:30 Friday morning at the convenience store near 17th and L Streets.
Police said they spotted a car that had been reported stolen around 11:00 Thursday afternoon. They said the Jihad sped off when officers tried to pull over the car. After a short chase, he bailed out of the car near 16th and E Streets. Soon after, officers said they took Jihad into custody. Officials said the stolen car was towed and will be returned to the owner.