Texas teens allegedly lead West Covina police on chase in stolen car

WEST COVINA — Four teenagers from Texas were arrested Tuesday after allegedly leading police on a chase in a stolen car, authorities said.
Four boys and one girl, who ranged in age from 15 to 16, were booked on suspicion of auto theft, evading police and resisting arrest, West Covina police Lt. Joseph Sevilla said. All were from Frisco, Texas, and two were reported runaways.
The incident began about 11:30 p.m. at Orange and Merced avenues, he said.
Officers noticed a Honda Accord with Texas license plates and five teenagers inside was reported stolen and tried to pull it over, the lieutenant said.
The Honda led officers on a chase until it crashed into a parked car in the 14000 block of Dillerdale Street in an unincorporated county area near Baldwin Park, he said.
The driver, a 15-year-old boy, and another teenage boy were arrested at the car, Sevilla said, while the other three teens were captured during a search of the surrounding area.
The five teens were being held at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall in Downey.

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