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Lexington Police arrest two, search for three after park chase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Lexington Police are looking for three juveniles after a traffic stop early Thursday morning.

Police say they pulled over a car driving recklessly early Thursday morning in Shillito Park.

Officers stopped the car and it pulled into the grass.

That's when they say the people inside the car got out and ran off.

Police chased the occupants through the park, using K-9's to help their search.

They located two suspects, who were later identified as juveniles.

The two were charged with reckless driving, 2nd degree fleeing a scene, and other charges pending further investigation.

Police say had they known they were juveniles, the wouldn't have used the dogs.

Investigators have identified three more juveniles, but have not found them.

They say all the suspects are 15 years of age, and none were old enough to drive a car.


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