Police chase ends with crash into building, 15-year-old driver arrested

Police chase ends with crash into building, 15-year-old driver arrested
A police chase ended with a crash into a building in Cheviot and at least one person going to a hospital early Friday, according to Hamilton County dispatchers. (Source: FOX19 NOW)

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (FOX19) - A police chase ended with a crash into a building in Green Township and a 15-year-old driver under arrest early Friday, according to Green Township police.

The chase began in the 6500 block of Harrison Avenue near the Green Township Police Department about 3:30 a.m.

Police said an officer tried to pull over a Kia sedan that was reported stolen and has been spray painted, but it sped off.

The vehicle fled down Harrison Avenue with speeds approaching 90 mph.

Police said they blocked off intersections along Harrison during the chase.

The fleeing vehicle crashed a short time later into a building in Cheviot on Harrison Avenue near Clearwater Place.

Two juveniles were inside: a 15-year-old driver who was arrested and his 17-year-old passenger.

Both were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 15-year-old is being charged with receiving stolen property and fleeing and eluding. He also has an outstanding warrant on a previous charge of receiving stolen property, police say.

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