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Clovis police chase, arrest man driving stolen car

Clovis police arrested a man driving a stolen Saturn after he led police on a chase through Clovis and Fresno early Sunday.

A Clovis officer saw the man driving suspiciously at 1:30 a.m. at Villa and Gettysburg avenues. When the officer turned around to follow the car, the driver sped off toward Fresno on Ashlan Avenue, leading the officer on a chase that took them onto Highway 168 and then on to Fresno city streets.

Near Cedar and Clinton avenues, the officer blocked the vehicle against a curb. The driver ran, but was caught nearby.

The officer received minor injuries arresting the suspect and was treated and released from Clovis Community Hospital.