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Jefferson City police arrest two after chase with stolen car ends in crash

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Jefferson City police arrested two suspects after a motor vehicle crash on Friday morning. 

Police said they attempted to stop a car that was reported stolen in the 100 block of West Dunklin. 

The vehicle failed to stop and a chase began. The chase continued onto Bolivar Street where the stolen vehicle collided with a SUV at the intersection of West Main. 

Officers said the suspect vehicle overturned and hit a parked pickup truck before coming to a rest. 

Two suspects in the stolen vehicle fled the scene and were taken into custody after a brief foot chase. 

The driver of the SUV was taken to a local hospital for their injuries sustained during the crash. 

Police said they are requesting that the suspects be charged with theft of a motor vehicle, assault, possession of stolen property, resisting arrest and other traffic related violations. 

The names of the suspects have not been released at this time. 


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