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Stolen vehicle crashes during chase with Prince Albert, Sask. police

Alleged driver of a stolen vehicle crashes into a tree while being chased by Prince Albert, Sask., police officers. File Photo / Global News

Three youth have been charged after a police chase involving a stolen vehicle in Prince Albert.

Officers in the northern Saskatchewan city were called to the 1300-block of Cool Drive at around 12:45 a.m. CT on Sunday for a report of a vehicle theft.

The vehicle was found on Branion Drive a short time later.

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Patrol officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver refused to pull over and led the officers on a chase.

The driver eventually lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree at 5th Avenue and 28th Street East.

Three people then fled on foot.

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Officers contained the area and police dog Daxa was brought in to track down the suspects.

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They were located 45 minutes later and arrested.

A 16-year-old boy is charged with operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by a peace officer in order to evade a peace officer, operating a motor vehicle in a dangerous manner, vehicle theft and failure to comply with a youth sentence to keep the peace and be of good behavior.

Two 17-year-old boys are charged with operating a motor vehicle while being pursued by a peace officer in order to evade a peace officer and vehicle theft.

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