Man leads police on car chase; slams into porch

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PHOENIX -- A man is in police custody Friday after taking officers on a short chase and crashing into someone's front porch.

Police on scene

This happened in the area of Seventh and Pierce streets early Friday morning.

Phoenix police say they saw the driver speeding through the neighborhood and attempted to pull him over. The driver sped up, lost control and slammed into the porch of someone's front yard.

The driver fled on foot, but police caught up to him after a short chase and took him into custody.

There is no word on why he took off.

No one was hurt.