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Five Arrested After Pursuit Ends in Crash

Five suspects in a stolen car were arrested after leading Milwaukee Police on a pursuit that ended in a crash in West Milwaukee. The incident began at about 12:30 p.m. on July 27 when the victims of the theft spotted the stolen SUV in the 700 block of W. Burnham Street. The victims called police while they attempted to follow their vehicle. While following the vehicle, one of the suspects reportedly pointed a firearm at the victim. Milwaukee Police located the stolen vehicle at S. 5th Street and W. Lincoln Avenue and attempted a traffic stop. The SUV fled and officers initiated a pursuit that ended in the 4600 block of W. Greenfield Avenue after the SUV collided with another vehicle. All five suspects, a 21 year old male, a 16 year old male, two 16 year old females, and a 15 year old female attempted to flee from the scene on foot, but were soon arrested. As result of the crash, the driver of the other vehicle was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The West Milwaukee Police Department is investigating the crash. Milwaukee Police continue to investigate the suspects’ involvement in other crimes and the case will be reviewed at the District Attorney’s Office in the coming days.

 
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