CHICAGO (CBS) — Police arrested two boys in East Garfield Park on Wednesday night, after they were found driving an SUV that had been stolen in a carjacking earlier in Bucktown.
Around 8:30 p.m., officers on patrol spotted a 2019 Volkswagen Atlas in the alley on the 100 block of South Hamlin Avenue, police said. The vehicle had been stolen in a carjacking about an hour earlier on the 2000 block of North Damen Avenue.READ MORE: Juneteenth Brings Joyous And Hopeful Celebrations And Commemorations To Chicago
Police said when officers approached, the boys tried to flee, and crashed into a squad car, causing minor damage. One officer also suffered minor injuries.READ MORE: Woman Dead After Being Stabbed On South Wacker Drive Downtown
Officers arrested the two boys who were driving.MORE NEWS: Intoxicated Chicagoan Driver Attempted to Flee Traffic Stop On I-80/94 East, Indiana State Police Say
Charges were pending Thursday morning.