Saskatoon police take out tires on stolen car, arrest 3 youth

Police arrested three youth after using a tire deflation device to halt a stolen car in Saskatoon early Thursday morning. File / Global News

Saskatoon police say they have charged three youth after officers spotted a stolen vehicle early Thursday morning.

The Ford Fiesta was being driven in the area of Confederation Drive shortly before 2 a.m., according to a press release.

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The car had been reported stolen earlier that night, police said.

It was followed at a distance before officers activated emergency equipment. Other officers in the area successfully set up a tire deflation device which stopped the vehicle, police said.

Officers arrested three people from inside the Fiesta.

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Two girls, 13 and 15, are facing a charge of possession of stolen property over $5,000.

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A 15-year-old boy is charged with obstruction and breach of undertaking, police said.

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