Suspected Car Thieves Captured - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Suspected Car Thieves Captured

SPOKANE, Wash. - Suspected car thieves led Sheriff's deputies and Airway Heights Police officers on a lengthy foot chase Wednesday evening. According to authorities the suspects crashed the stolen car they were driving at 25th and Assembly and then ran from the scene of the wreck.

Deputies nabbed the first suspect near the scene of the accident but the other suspect ran approximately two miles away to 21st and 'D' St. Authorities found him hiding in the backyard of a home in that area.

In addition to driving around in a stolen vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident and attempting to elude law enforcement, the two were also in possession of methamphetamine, according to authorities.

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