A 14-year-old boy was arrested following a police chase in Carmel, Ind. Tuesday morning.
Officers with the Carmel Police Department responded to the 1200 block of Golfview Drive at approximately 6 a.m. after a woman reported her vehicle was stolen. The victim told police she left her 2009 Hyundai Sonata unlocked and running.
Officers located the vehicle in the area of Rangeline Road and 126th Street and attempted a traffic stop. Police said the vehicle refused to stop and a short pursuit followed, before the suspect drove into a dead end and flipped the vehicle onto its side.
Authorities said the juvenile, from Indianapolis, then exited the vehicle and attempted to flee. Officers set up a perimeter in the area to search for the juvenile. Police said a resident in the area alert authorities that someone was lying in his backyard. The juvenile was later apprehended with the assistance of a K-9.
The teen was arrested on charges of theft and resisting law enforcement. He was transported to IU North Hospital for minor injuries.
Police urge residents to not leave their cars running and unattended.