Officers searching for runaway teen involved in chase

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

The Elkhart Sheriff's Department is searching for a runaway teenager who was involved in a chase in a stolen car.

Around 5:30 p.m. Monday, officers began searching for a 15-year-old boy, reported as a runaway.

They spotted the teen in a silver Chevy Impala and tried to stop him near CR 18 and CR 1.

The Impala took off and struck a southbound vehicle, but continued to drive down CR 1.

The teen drove into a cornfield, got out of the car, and ran on foot.

Officers are still searching for the teen.

No one was hurt in the chase.

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