Suspects in Custody After Chase Ends in Crash Near SW Miami-Dade High School

5 suspects, including one 12-year-old, taken into custody at scene, police said

Multiple suspects were taken into custody after a police pursuit ended with a crash at a southwest Miami-Dade high school Monday morning.

The incident happened near Miami MacArthur South Senior High School on Southwest 264th Street.

Police said there were two purse snatchings Monday morning, including a woman in her 80s who was targeted at Southland Mall and another woman in her late 50s who was robbed at a bus stop.

After the purse snatchings, officers spotted a vehicle believed to be connected to the purse snatchings and the pursuit began.

The suspects drove onto the school property, through a parking lot and a field before they crashed into a wall and bailed out of their car, officials said.

All five suspects were taken into police custody. One is just 12 years old, while two are 14, police said. The others are 26 and 27.

The school was placed on lockdown as a precaution, but the lockdown was later lifted.

No other information was immediately known.

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