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14-year-olds lead police on high-speed chase in stolen Hummer

In Canada on August 30, 2010 at 19:39

14-year-olds lead police on high-speed chase in Hummer

  August 30, 2010 – 12:27 pm

Three 14-year-olds driving a stolen Hummer eluded Burlington OPP during a high speed highway pursuit Saturday, only to be caught at a restaurant in Hamilton.

The SUV was reported stolen in Niagara region. The vehicle was later spotted on the Queen Elizabeth Way heading westbound.

Several attempts were made by the OPP to intercept the rugged vehicle but the young assailants allegedly collided with police cars trying to impede their progress. In total, three police cruisers were damaged during the chase.

The OPP ended the pursuit for public safety after the 14-year-old driver speed off the Burlington Street exit in Hamilton. Shortly after Hamilton Police spotted the stolen SUV in a mall parking lot east of Hamilton.

The boys were arrested after their descriptions were phoned into Hamilton Police. They were apprehended at a restaurant in the mall.

One was released into the custody of their primary caregiver and the other two will appear in a Milton courtroom today.

The two 14-year-olds face charges of mischief endangering life, dangerous driving, possession of stolen property and breaching probation.

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