High Speed Chase

A suspected car thief leads Colorado Springs Police and El Paso County Sheriffs on a high speed pursuit for nearly 20 miles.

According to Springs Police, an El Paso County Sheriff Deputy attempted to pull over a Dodge minivan with California plates Monday night.

The plates came back as stolen and a pursuit ensued on Highway 24 near Waldo Canyon.

The suspect then lead deputies through Old Colorado City.

Police say he almost ran several other cars off the road before eventually abandoning the vehicle at Van Buren and Templeton Gap.

At this time police are still looking for the suspect.