SPRINGFIELD, OHIO: Authorities in western Ohio say two teenage girls are in custody after leading police on a three-county chase over 20 miles in a stolen car.
Police say West Liberty police tried early Thursday to stop a vehicle seen driving on the sidewalk. Heading southbound on U.S. 68 toward Urbana, it went over tire deflation devices deployed by Champaign County deputies. The Springfield News-Sun reports that the vehicle continued despite two blown tires.
Clark County deputies put out more stop sticks, and the other two tires blew out. Police said the vehicle crashed into a median.
Police say a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl are being held in Logan County juvenile detention center on multiple charges. They reportedly had gone missing from a West Liberty group home.