Three Teens Arrested for Car Theft

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Three Rockford teens are in custody after police say they stole a car, then tried to run from them.

This happened around 1pm Friday.  Officers were in the area of Vernon St. and Huffman Blvd. for a different case when they spotted the teens.

The suspects then took off, but crashed at Auburn and Huffman.  Investigators say they tried to make a run for it.  A pair of 16 year-olds and a 17 year-old are in custody.  They face several charges, including auto theft, resisting an officer, and drug possession.

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