A man ran from police officers and hid in a drainage pipe after he
was pulled over in Berkeley Thursday night, a police lieutenant said.
At 9:17 p.m. officers attempted to stop what they considered a
suspicious vehicle near Ashby Avenue and Seventh Street, Lt. Dave Frankel
The driver ran from the car prompting officers to chase him on
foot, Frankel said.
The suspect ran behind a nearby Orchard Supply Hardware store on
Ashby Avenue, he said.
Police searched the area and found the man hiding in a drainage
pipe, according to Frankel.
A gun and narcotics were also found during the incident, Frankel