Whitehall Police Arrest 2 Teens After Burglary, Chase And Crash


UPDATED: Monday February 25, 2013 8:49 AM

Two teens are behind bars after a police chase through the streets of Whitehall.

Police told 10TV the incident started with a report of a home break-in in the 300 block of Fairway Boulevard on Sunday.

The car hit a utility pole around 6:00 p.m. at the intersection of Etna and Hamilton roads as officers pursued.

Surveillance video from a nearby store captured the suspects’ vehicle as it then crashed into a truck.

The video also showed the driver get out of the car following the accident and take off.

A Whitehall police officer was then seen chasing the suspect.

There were six teens in the car at the time of the crash.  Some of them ran, while others stayed put until police arrived.

Police eventually caught up with all of the teens in the car.

Two teens were charged, one of which was a 15-year-old boy.

10TV spoke with his father.  “It’s terrifying.   Nobody wants to see their kids go through this.  I don’t as a father.  His mother’s so upset.”

The 15-year-old was charged with delinquent burglary.

18-year-old Robert Cosner faces burglary, felony fleeing, resisting arrest and obstructing official business charges.

More charges could come down in the future.

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