Deputies Arrest Suspect in Car Theft

Claire Scholl, NewsChannel 3 Assignment Editor, assignmentdesk@keyt.com
POSTED: 12:45 PM PDT Oct 15, 2013    UPDATED: 08:44 PM PDT Oct 15, 2013 
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SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect who allegedly stole a car.

Officials said they were on foot looking for the suspect in the residential area of Tanglewood Drive area.

A pursuit began in Santa Maria around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The pursuit was eventually called off due to public safety concerns in the area.

Officials said the suspect then began running into back yards in the neighborhood. Sheriff K-9 units were checking each home in the area and advised residents to stay inside. Some streets in the were closed during the investigation.

Tanglewood Dr., Santa Maria, Ca