• 79°

Authorities: Juveniles rammed police car with stolen vehicle in North Carolina

A group of juveniles in an allegedly stolen vehicle rammed a North Carolina police car Monday morning before leading authorities on a chase that ended when the suspect vehicle’s tires blew out, according to police.

Winston-Salem police officers were in a Walmart parking lot at around 10:30 a.m. trying to block in a vehicle that was reported stolen when the occupants of the car accelerated and rammed the front of a squad car, The Winston-Salem Journal reported, citing the agency.

The vehicle drove off and officers chased the car across the city, police said. The pursuit ended when the stolen vehicle hit a curb at a high rate of speed and blew out its tires, according to investigators.

Four juvenile suspects jumped out and were captured after a short foot chase, the agency said. No officers or suspects were injured.

Investigators also said they found a gun during the encounter.

The juveniles’ identities were not released and formal charges were not immediately announced.

READ ABOUT MORE NEWS HERE.

RECENT HEADLINES:

Governor extends North Carolina evictions moratorium

‘Take out’ fish dinner for great blue heron

News

North Carolina gas prices see slight decline

Schools

Tyrrell Elementary School receives $25k grant

Lifestyles

Banner tells history of Salvo Community Cemetery and erosion

Crime

Police in North Carolina make arrest in fatal shooting

Crime

Former North Carolina investment advisor loses appeal, judgement affirmed

Crime

Two wounded in early morning shooting Sunday in North Carolina

News

North Carolina officials say high school sports governing deal reached in principle

Crime

North Carolina man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for charges related to drug trafficking

Lifestyles

Dare County Arts Council announces courtyard opening day event

News

Supporters of North Carolina man freed from prison gather outside Executive Mansion, call on governor for formal pardon

Lifestyles

Scuppernong River Festival to welcome Miss North Carolina Carli Batson as special guest

Crime

Prosecutors: Getaway car used by bank robber came from dealership test drive

Business

New private Christian school in Moyock celebrates grand opening

Lifestyles

Dare Radio Control Flyers public flying event to benefit food bank

Currituck

Aviation Day event in Barco to features aircraft displays, fly-ins, food trucks and more

Lifestyles

Bethlehem Primitive Baptist service canceled

Business

Sandra Buss named Employee of the Month at The Outer Banks Hospital

Business

Outer Banks Chamber holds ribbon cutting for AR® Workshop Kill Devil Hills

News

Oregon Inlet catch: State certifies new state record golden tilefish

Crime

Police: Woman shot after trying to run over officer in North Carolina

News

Fall striped bass season set in Albemarle Sound Management Area

Crime

Feds: Three people charged in multi-state migrant worker conspiracy

Crime

North Carolina man sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for ammunition charges

News

Dare Tourism Board awards 10 grants for upcoming events