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Juvenile Delinquency

Juvenile Stole Car, Led East Hartford Police On Chase

EAST HARTFORD — A juvenile was arrested last week and accused with stealing a relative's car and leading police on a chase.

Police said they received a call around 2 p.m. Oct. 5 from the juvenile's mother, who said the juvenile had taken the car and would be "in town driving."

The juvenile led officers on a pursuit until finally being stopped in Hartford, police said.

The youth was charged with third-degree larceny, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, interfering with an officer, traveling unreasonably fast, engaging police in a pursuit, failure to obey a traffic signal and two counts of failure to obey a stop sign.

The juvenile was released on...