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2 juveniles arrested after short pursuit, crash on Highway 100 bridge

2 juveniles arrested after short pursuit, crash on Highway 100 bridge Photo: MnDOT Traffic Camera.

KSTP
Updated: November 23, 2020 10:21 AM
Created: November 20, 2020 01:39 PM

Two boys were arrested Friday after a short pursuit ended with a vehicle crashing and flipping on the Highway 100 bridge.

According to New Hope Police, officers received a call at about 12:25 p.m. that a vehicle was at a gas station on the 7200 block of Bass Lake Road. Police said the vehicle was stolen and the driver had driven off without paying for gas twice in recent days.

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Police responded and the vehicle took off as officers arrived at the gas station, leading to a short pursuit, which ended when the vehicle crashed on Highway 100 between France Avenue and 50th Avenue North.

A juvenile was taken into custody at the gas station while another was taken into custody at the crash site. The boy at the crash site suffered minor injuries, police said.


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