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Sacramento police cars rammed during pursuit of theft suspect

A petty theft suspect was taken into custody after a pursuit by Sacramento police in which two police cars were hit.

Police spokeswoman Officer Traci Trapani said few details were available immediately following the pursuit, which ended about 10:30 p.m.

She said the female suspect was allegedly involved in a petty theft at a North Sacramento business and reportedly hit one of the employees during the theft.

The suspect reportedly fled in a vehicle and led officers on a chase. During the pursuit, which began in the 2400 block of Del Paso Boulevard, the suspect allegedly rammed a couple of patrol cars, Trapani said.

The pursuit ended at 15th and X streets. The suspect was taken into custody after temporarily barricading herself in the vehicle, police said.

No one was injured in the pursuit.

Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.