Teen arrested after fleeing law enforcement on Carolina Beach Road
CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 17-year-old boy after he attempted to flee law enforcement on Carolina Beach Road.
On Wednesday, a Jeep Cherokee was reported stolen from the Walmart at Monkey Junction. A detective in an unmarked car spotted the vehicle, drove behind and called for a marked unit. The stolen vehicle reportedly was stopped on Carolina Beach Road and Burnett Road by a pit maneuver.
The 17-year-old driver was arrested and charged with larceny of a motor vehicle, various chapter 20 violations and 1st degree kidnapping. Law enforcement did not arrest the car’s passenger, a teen girl.
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