16-Year-Old Allegedly Steals Police Car After Argument With Mother: MDPD

After getting into an argument with his mother and fleeing in her car, a 16-year-old boy allegedly stole a marked police car.

At around 1 p.m. officers responded to the 12000 block of NW 17 Place in regards to a disturbance between a mother and her son.

The mother said that her son fled the home after an argument ensued because she believed he was involved in a robbery over night, police said.

According to police, as officers were interviewing the mother they spotted the teen across the street. The teen once again fled and led officers in a foot chase where he was able to jump into one of the marked police cars and flee the area.

Officers lost sight of the car and numerous 911 calls were then received of a police car driving erratically, striking approximately three civilian cars.

The subject was then located once he lost control and crashed into a building at 2601 NW 175 Street.

Miami Beach Police Department Motorcycle Units, working a funeral in the area, witnessed the accident and observed the subject attempting to flee on foot. They then assisted Miami-Dade Police with apprehending the subject.

The subject was treated on scene by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue for minor injuries. Victims of the hit-and-run were being treated for minor injuries and none of the officers were injured during the incident.

The subject is facing multiple charges and is being questioned by detectives from our Robbery Bureau in regards to his involvement if any into any robbery. 

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