Beverly Hills police are no longer searching for the suspect who ditched a stolen car in Coldwater Canyon after .
A Automatic License Plate Recognition System (ALPRS) camera alerted officers that a stolen vehicle had entered the city limits, BHPD Lt. Mark Rosen told Patch. There are six such cameras posted throughout Beverly Hills, as well as mounted ALPRS cameras on some BHPD cars.
The chase began around 7:30 p.m. Saturday near North Beverly Drive and Elevado Avenue and ended a few minutes later on Coldwater Canyon Drive at Cherokee Lane. The suspect then abandoned the car and disappeared into the Hollywood Hills.
The case is being handled by the Los Angeles Police Department, Rosen said.
At 8:33 p.m. Saturday, Beverly Hills Patch received an email about police activity taking place in the Coldwater Canyon area:
Helicopter circling cold water 90210 loud speaker says "put down your weapons and come out". Going on for about an hour! [sic]
Rosen was unable to confirm that the tip was related to the car chase incident.