West Milwaukee police: 15, 13-year-old boys arrested after fleeing officer in stolen vehicle
WEST MILWAUKEE — West Milwaukee police say a 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old boy were arrested Monday, June 27th following a chase that began near National Avenue and Miller Park Way.
Police say the boys were in a vehicle that had been stolen from West Allis.
A West Milwaukee police officer spotted that vehicle near National and Miller Park Way and noticed that the back window was smashed out. The officer tried to get behind the vehicle to run the plate when the vehicle took off.
Police say the vehicle turned in near the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, and came out around Beloit and Greenfield before failing to negotiate a turn onto 51st Street from Greenfield.
The boys eventually bailed from the vehicle, and a foot chase ensued.
Both boys were taken into custody. We’re told one was caught by officers after hiding in some bushes off of Beloit Road, and the other was called in by a citizen who spotted him in a yard.
Police say the 15-year-old, who was driving the vehicle, had a warrant out for his arrest at the time.
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