Police pursuit in Chesapeake ends in crash in Virginia Beach, 4 boys in custody

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake police said a vehicle pursuit led officers from Chesapeake to Virginia Beach and ended in a crash Monday afternoon.

Four juvenile boys were taken into custody after the crash and a foot pursuit.

Police said they received information about four “suspicious males” standing around a black Nissan in the 4200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard around 4:30 p.m. Monday.

The vehicle’s license plate came back as stolen from Portsmouth.

Officers arrived in the area at 4:47 p.m. and saw the car leaving the parking lot.

Officers tried to then initiate a traffic stop, but the vehicle continued driving. Police then began a pursuit, which took them through Chesapeake, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach.

During the pursuit, officers saw items being thrown from the vehicle, one of which was a handgun that was later recovered by officers.

At 5:08 p.m., the pursuit ended when the car rear-ended another vehicle in the 5500 block of Indian River Road in Virginia Beach.

All four juveniles in the car ran from the scene and were later apprehended by police.

One juvenile was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Charges filed as of Monday night include possession of a stolen vehicle and felony eluding police.

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