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Five teens arrested following police pursuit, crash

One of the teens was struck by a vehicle while fleeing on foot
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Posted at 5:14 AM, Aug 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-10 08:05:12-04

MILWAUKEE — Five teens were arrested on Tuesday night following a police pursuit that resulted in a crash.

The pursuit began around 11:48 p.m. near 1st and Locust. Milwaukee police officers saw a vehicle that was used in an armed robbery and they attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

The vehicle fled from police, leading the officers in a pursuit. The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a curb near 46th and Lisbon.

One of the suspects, a 15-year-old boy, then fled on foot and was hit by a car. He was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and arrested.

The other teens in the vehicle were also arrested, a 17-year-old boy, a 16-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl, and a 14-year-old boy.

Milwaukee police also recovered a firearm.

Officials said charges are being referred to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office in the coming days.

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