NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A high-speed police chase in Nashville ended with police arrested two teens.
Metro Nashville Police officials say a 17 and 16-year-old led them on a chase from Old Hickory Boulevard to Interstate 40 in a stolen vehicle.
Officers spotted the stolen Subaru Outback on the 5700 block of Old Hickory Boulevard, and that's when the 17-year-old driver sped away, according to a MNPD press release.
Officers deployed spike strips as the Subaru got on I-40 West, causing the teen to stop the vehicle. Police say he and his 16-year-old passenger ran into a wooded area where they were taken into custody.
The 17-year-old admitted to being the driver and possessing a handgun found by officers. He was charged in Juvenile Court with theft of a motor vehicle, evading arrest, juvenile handgun possession, and driving without a license. His passenger was charged with theft of a motor vehicle and evading arrest.
The owner of the stolen Subaru found his vehicle missing Tuesday at 5 a.m. It had been left unlocked with a key fob inside at a Maxwell Avenue home.