Three teens arrested after leading high-speed chase in stolen car on Mississippi interstate.

Published 5:56 am Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Three Georgia teenagers were taken into custody after they led Mississippi law enforcement on a high-speed chase on the interstate.

Laurel police officers attempted to stop a car after responding to a disturbance at a Laurel gas station. According to news reports, one of the teens got into an argument with a customer at the gas station, displayed a firearm and then got in the vehicle.

When officers tried to stop the vehicle, the driver did not stop and led officers on a chase on Interstate 59.

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The car, which was reported stolen out of Georgia, was eventually stopped with the assistance of the Jones County Sheriff’s Department.

Four people were in the car, one 16-year-old, two 15-year-olds and one 19-year-old. All of the occupants are residents of Georgia, and one of the 15-year-olds was reportedly the driver.

The police arrested the 16-year-old and the two 15-year-olds. The 19-year-old female in the car was not arrested. .