Two teenagers run from police on moped - WECT, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

Two teenagers run from police on moped


Two teenagers were arrested after they fled police on a moped Sunday evening.

According to police, officers were on foot patrol in the Houston Moore housing complex when one of the officers noticed a moped driving recklessly through the neighborhood.

The officer tried to stop the moped but they got away. The officer didn't continue pursuit.

The suspects were later spotted going the wrong way on 16th Street. The moped wrecked near the intersection of 16th Street and Robin Hood Road. Both suspects ran and were eventually caught.

Both suspects were 15-years-old and were arrested and later released to their parents.

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