One person has been arrested after five teenagers were involved in a police chase from Fort Worth to Haltom City on Wednesday morning, police said.
According to the Fort Worth Police Department, a Central Division officer saw a stolen means traveling northbound near the 3300 block of North Sylvania shortly before 1 a.m.
Police said the means had been taken with the keys.
The officer saw at the minimum three individuals in the means and requested backup before attempting a traffic stop, police said. Once the additional officers were in place, the officer activated his red and blue emergency lights, and the means began to flee.
According to police, the officers pursued the means until it crossed over into oncoming traffic, and they resumed the chase once the means entered the correct lanes.
Police said the stolen means received damage from impacts with curbs, ultimately losing at the minimum one tire before coming to a stop near the 4800 block of Northeast Loop 820 in Haltom City at approximately 1:30 a.m.
The means had a total of five passengers, all of whom were teenagers, police said.
According to police, the driver was arrested for the stolen means and evading arrest and was transported to a juvenile detention facility.
Police said the other occupants were all released to parents or guardians.
There were no injuries reported as a consequence of the chase, and the only means damaged was the stolen means, police said.
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