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Police Chase Car Thief For Miles Until Tire Falls Off

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A police chase early Wednesday ended when this stolen car crashed at 103rd Street and Emerald Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Three people are in police custody after a police chase through several South Side neighborhoods.

Police say the suspects stole a Buick at 69th and Ada streets around 12:48 a.m. Wednesday. The owner of the car was inside his home and saw the suspects drive off, police said.

Officers spotted the vehicle some distance away and tried to pull it over, but the driver sped off, police said.

The vehicles traveled south onto an expressway before the chase finally ended at when a tire on the Buick fell off. The car crashed into a CVS drugstore at 103rd Street and Emerald Avenue, police said.

All three suspects were arrested, police said. They had not been charged as of Wednesday morning.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.

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