Teen Allegedly Steals Car, Leads Police On Chase

Posted at 4:37 PM, Nov 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-26 22:26:55-05

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly stealing a car and leading police on a chase that ended in a crash.

The chase began on Harding Road near Jackson Boulevard around 1 a.m. Saturday.

Reports stated the teen stole a car and was spotted by police.

A chase ensued heading toward Nashville. Authorities said the teen reached speeds of 70 miles per hour in a 40 miles per hour zone.

The teen eventually attempted a turn onto 31st Avenue South at West End Avenue, but he took the turn too wide and crashed into the bushes near Regions Bank.

The teen resisted arrest at the scene. He was found with ammo, marijuana, and scales with the intent to resale, according to police.

Details on his charges had not been released.