A police pursuit turned into a foot chase and then into a standoff in Pleasant Hill Tuesday as a wanted man darted into the Nordstrom Rack store and was believed to have burrowed into the store’s sub-ceiling,
Officers surrounded the building and supporting units are still arriving. Both Nordstrom Rack and Safeway, next door, have been evacuated.
The suspect, a white male believed to have run from police because of outstanding warrants for his arrest, initially fled in a Dodge Charger – abandoning the car as police closed in and running into the outlet store.
SWAT officers are on scene and are maneuvering in their effort to corner and apprehend the subject, who is not believed to be armed.
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