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1 Arrested In NE Austin, After Car Stolen In S. Austin

Updated: Friday, December 20 2013, 06:12 AM CST

Breaking News overnight, after a 9-1-1 call from south austin reporting a stolen car, leads police to call in K-9 Units and the APD Helicopter.


They were called into action after the car in question crashed out on Highway 290 near Reagan High School.


According to APD a man living on Spring Valley Drive reported his car stolen by his 14 year old son - who had cut of his ankle monitoring bracelet.


Roughly 15 minutes later, Austin Police received calls about three people trying to break into cars near 51st Street.


When police tried to pull them over near Berkman drive and HWY 290, they realized it was the stolen car they'd been looking for. Following a short pursuit the hummer crashed, and the people inside ran from police.


Were told at least one person is in custody right now - but they're still looking for 2 to 3 more people.

1 Arrested In NE Austin, After Car Stolen In S. Austin


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