2 teens arrested for attempting to flee officers in stolen vehicle: Saskatoon police

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Two teenagers have been arrested after they attempted to flee officers in a stolen vehicle on Saturday, says the Saskatoon Police Service.

Police say the incident started at around 10 p.m. after patrol members saw a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on Hart Road.

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“Two people quickly got into the vehicle that was discovered to be stolen and fled from police,” said the Saskatoon Police Service in a press release.

Police say they used a tire deflation device, however, the pursuit was called off for the safety of the public.

Shortly after, police spotted the vehicle in the 1200 block of McNaughton Avenue.

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With the help of the K9 Unit, the two suspects were found and arrested.

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Both teens had to be treated for injuries sustained by dog bites before they were brought into detention cells, say police.

A 15-year-old boy and 16-year-old boy are jointly charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000.

The 15-year-old faces additional charges of dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, having a weapon dangerous to the public and breach of court conditions.

The two suspects can not be identified as they were charged under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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