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Juvenile arrested after leading police on chase in stolen truck

14-year-old lost shoes while running away
Posted at 7:13 AM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 09:13:34-04

WEST VALLEY CITY — A teenager is in custody after leading police on a chase through West Valley City.

Around 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers recognized a stolen truck near 3800 South and 2200 West.

They tried to pull the pickup over, but the driver -- later identified as a 14-year-old -- sped away.

Police followed but the suspect drove through a wall and crashed.

The driver took off on foot, but lost his shoes while running away.

He was arrested but a passenger in the truck got away.

The teen is expected to be charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and fleeing from police.