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Juvenile steals car, crashes into home in SW Atlanta
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ATLANTA, GA (WXIA) – Atlanta Police arrested a juvenile male after chase involving a stolen vehicle Friday afternoon in southwest Atlanta.

Investigators said the chase was called into dispatchers at 1:38 p.m., from 2800 Grand Avenue in southwest Atlanta. The chase ended when the stolen black Chrysler PT Cruiser crashed into a home in the 2700 block of Deerwood Drive SW at about 1:45 p.m.

When it crashed, the PT Cruiser struck a pipe, causing a gas leak. The home was evacuated, and repair crews from Atlanta Gas Light were called to repair the leak. The suspect, identified as a juvenile black male, received minor injuries and was treated at the scene by EMTs from Grady.

No one inside the home was reported injured.


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