Police said officers spotted the minivan, which was taken in a carjacking, near 24th and Wisconsin and tried to stop the driver around 2:45 p.m. The driver fled, but the chase ended less than a mile away near 13th and Wisconsin.
The driver, identified by police as a 22-year-old Milwaukee man, was arrested. Criminal charges will be referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.
No injuries were reported. Marquette University police declared the scene "clear" around 3:35 p.m.