Two teens arrested after police chase in Rochester

Crime

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Two 15-year-olds were arrested Thursday after a police chase in the City of Rochester.

According to investigators, New York State Police moved to pull over a car on Joseph Avenue around 3:30 Thursday afternoon when the driver attempted to flee. Police say when the car ran out of gas on Mazda Terrace, two people ran away on foot.

Investigators say one of the teens threw a loaded handgun before being caught.

The driver was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and fourth degree criminal possession of stolen property.

The passenger was charged with two counts of second degree criminal possession of a weapon and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

They were issued appearance tickets returnable to Rochester Youth Court.

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