Police arrest 3 teens after officers find stolen SUV

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Wichita police say they arrested three teenagers who were seen in a stolen vehicle Thursday morning.

Around 11:15 a.m., officers saw a stolen silver Chevrolet Equinox, with 5 people inside, in the parking lot of a motel in the 8300 block of East Kellogg.

Officers approached the SUV and say the 5 people got out and ran. Police caught 3 suspects after a short chase.

They say a 15-year-old boy was the driver and that he had a gun. They booked him on suspicion of auto theft, criminal possession of a firearm by a juvenile, and obstruct.

A 14 year old and a 16 year old were also booked on suspicion of obstruct.

Police release a female occupant to her guardian.

They did not find the fifth person, a male.

Police say the SUV was reported stolen Wednesday from a home in the 8100 block of West Havenhurst Circle.

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