Youth is cited by police after chase
BARRE — Police say a 16-year-old has been issued a citation in connection with a police chase that ended in a crash in Barre Wednesday morning.
The individual, whose name has not been released by police, has been cited for attempting to elude, careless and negligent operation and aggravated assault on a police officer.
According to police, there was a report of some males in a white vehicle breaking into cars on Bugbee Avenue and Short Street. Upon arrival, police located a white Ford Escape with three males inside at the intersection of Maple Street and Seminary Street, and after the vehicle was pulled over, it fled the scene as police approached.
A pursuit ensued and the vehicle crashed near Boynton Street where the three males fled on foot. Police say a cellphone and wallet were found in the vehicle and from those items they were able to identify the individuals involved and contacted their parents.MORE IN This Just InThis week in Montpelier... Full Story
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