2 Teens Accused of Stealing Car, Leading Police on Chase

Two Hartford boys accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen car are in custody after getting into a crash after the pursuit ended, according to state police.

State police said the 16- and 17-year-old Hartford boys were in a vehicle reported stolen from Windsor and troopers from Troop H in Hartford who tried to stop the car on Interstate 84, chased it from exit 49 to exit 66, but ended the pursuit.

Soon after, the car crashed on Tunnel Road, by South Frontage Road. It was unoccupied when police found it around 4:15 a.m., but police soon found two juvenile suspected of stealing the car and leading police on a chase.

The 16-year-old has been charged with reckless driving, engaging police in a pursuit, third-degree larceny of a motor vehicle, reckless endangerment and other charges.

The 17-year-old has been charged with third-degree larceny of a motor vehicle and additional charges.

Both are due to appear in juvenile court. 

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