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RPD: Teen crashes stolen vehicle, arrested after fleeing scene

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department confirmed the arrest of a teen following a stolen vehicle crash on Saturday.

According to RPD, at 5:30 p.m., RPD officers, New York State Police, and Monroe County Probation deputies on a stolen vehicle assignment responded to the 900 block of Dewey Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a stolen vehicle. 

Officers said the driver of the stolen vehicle fled on foot before being taken into custody with the assistance of a New York State Police helicopter. 

RPD officers said a stolen Kia Sportage from Greece was recovered at the scene and no injuries were reported in the crash.

Following an investigation, a 15-year-old Rochester boy was charged with the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in the third degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree. The RPD stated the suspect was remanded and is expected to be arraigned on Monday.

​ ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department confirmed the arrest of a teen following a stolen vehicle crash on Saturday.

According to RPD, at 5:30 p.m., RPD officers, New York State Police, and Monroe County Probation deputies on a stolen vehicle assignment responded to the 900 block of Dewey Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash involving a stolen vehicle. 

Officers said the driver of the stolen vehicle fled on foot before being taken into custody with the assistance of a New York State Police helicopter. 

RPD officers said a stolen Kia Sportage from Greece was recovered at the scene and no injuries were reported in the crash.

Following an investigation, a 15-year-old Rochester boy was charged with the unauthorized use of a motor vehicle in the third degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree. The RPD stated the suspect was remanded and is expected to be arraigned on Monday. Read More NewsRochesterFirst  

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