At approximately 1:15 a.m. today, West Hollywood Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported carjacking at the car wash located at Santa Monica Boulevard and Martel near Plummer Park.
Deputies arrived and were told by a man that a woman had stolen his minivan. Deputies found the vehicle in Hollywood and a pursuit ensued. As she raced away, the woman driving the van, who was said to be homeless, struck another vehicle at Figueroa Street and Pico Boulevard before she stopped at the Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen at Figueroa and Adams.
She was taken into custody without further incident. The West Hollywood Sheriff’s station is handling the investigation.