Suspected car thieves strike police vehicle trying to escape

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – Just after 2 pm Sunday afternoon, a St. Louis patrol was struck by suspected car thieves, as officers attempted to pull over the stolen vehicle at 13th and Madison in north St. Louis. The suspects backed into the patrol car to flee the scene.

A short pursuit ensued, before the suspects crashed the stolen vehicle. One suspect was taken into custody; the other suspect is still at large.

No one was in the incident, an investigation s ongoing.

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