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Juvenile arrested after leading Martinsville Police on chase in stolen vehicle

MARTINSVILLE, VA – A juvenile was arrested early Friday morning following a short police pursuit in Martinsville.

Around 1 a.m., the police department tried to conduct a traffic stop on a black Kia Soul that had been reported stolen.

The Kia fled and led officers on a chase that ended on Highland Street after the vehicle crashed into a black Audi Sedan and a white Dodge pickup truck.

The juvenile driver and possibly two other juveniles ran from the car, according to police officers at the scene.

The driver was arrested at the scene and was charged with larceny of an automobile and felony attempt to elude, Chief of Police Rob Fincher told BTW21 News.

Fincher said his department was not looking for anyone else at this time.

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