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15-year-old accused of stealing vehicle, leading state troopers on a chase

Troopers tried to pull over a vehicle that was reportedly stolen from Minden
Troopers tried to pull over a vehicle that was reportedly stolen from Minden(Gray News)
Published: Sep. 19, 2021 at 11:24 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2021 at 10:56 PM CDT
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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - Louisiana state troopers reported that they attempted to make a traffic stop involving a stolen vehicle from Minden.

The incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18. Troopers say the vehicle immediately fled the traffic stop. The chase went through Bossier City streets and parts of Shreveport as well.

Troopers then briefly lost sight of the vehicle on Broadmoor Boulevard. The stolen vehicle was found abandoned in the 500 block of Broadmoor Boulevard.

Shortly after that, troopers found the suspect. The 15-year-old was taken to a hospital for treatment of small cuts suffered by running into the woods.

Following treatment, the juvenile was booked into Caddo Juvenile Detention Center on the following charges:

  • illegal possession of stolen items,
  • fleeing from an officer, and,
  • juvenile escape from custody

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