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Teenagers found in stolen car with gun

HOOPESTON, Ill. (WCIA)– Three Urbana teenagers were arrested after leading police on a short chase. The arrests happened near West Penn and 2nd Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Police say they found a gun in the car.

Police say 18-year-old Tyrell Pettis, a 17-year-old, and a 15-year-old were in a stolen car. The 17-year-old was driving. When officers realized it was stolen, they tried to pull them over, but the driver didn’t stop. The car lost control, and hit a speed sign and a home. The teenagers ran away but officers found them. They were taken to the Danville Public Safety Building afterward.

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