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Wienerschnitzel burglary, steakhouse carjacking and a wild pursuit
Wienerschnitzel burglary, steakhouse carjacking and a wild pursuit

What do you get when you mix a burglary at a Wienerschnitzel and a carjacking at a steakhouse? Thursday morning's bizarre caper, which included, between restaurants, a high-speed pursuit with L.A. County sheriff's deputies in East Los Angeles. It all began about 1:40 a.m. when a deputy saw a man burglarizing the fast-food hot dog chain in Lakewood, and then jump into a car and take off. The man nearly hit the deputy, who was on foot and tried to stop the man from escaping. The man sped through East L.A. streets at speeds of up to 70 mph, said Sgt. Oscar Butao. He was driving so dangerously that deputies backed off and let a sheriff’s helicopter watch from above. Then,...

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