Two in custody after high speed chase

December 31, 2011 6:54:54 PM PST
Dozens of police cruisers chased a car from the South of Market neighborhood through the streets of San Francisco, with the pursuit ending in the Excelsior District.

The pursuit began around 2:20 p.m. Saturday at 8th and Minna. Two suspects attempted to rob a woman and then tried to kidnap her, according to authorities.

The suspects took off and nearly struck a police officer on 7th Street.

The chase caused two injury accidents near the intersection of Naples and Peru. Two people were injured in those accidents.

The suspects were taken into custody and will be charged with assault on a police officer, attempted kidnapping and robbery.