March 8, 2018 5:19 pm

Toronto teens charged after pursuit ends in collision; SIU investigating

The SIU is an arms-length civilian agency that investigates allegations of serious injury, death, or sexual assault involving Ontario police forces.

Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press

OSHAWA, Ont. – Durham regional police say the Special Investigations Unit has been called after a pursuit in Oshawa, ended in a collision.

Police say officers were attempting to stop a stolen vehicle late Tuesday night when it collided with a police cruiser.

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Investigators say three boys who were in the vehicle fled on foot but were arrested, one of them requiring hospitalization for injuries suffered during the incident.

They say a 17-year-old and two 15-year-olds from Toronto face numerous charges including possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

Police are appealing for anyone with information about the incident to contact the SIU.

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