CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Three juveniles are facing charges, as well as a 35-year-old woman, after two teens led police on a stolen car chase in northeast Charlotte Monday, Jan. 16, according to CMPD.
A four-year-old was found unharmed in the car; that child’s mother, Keeyamah Williams, was cited for misdemeanor child abuse.
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The 14-year-old and 15-year-old suspects, who led police on the chase, are in custody and charged with the following:
- Kidnapping (1st degree)
- Possession of a stolen vehicle
Additionally, the 15-year-old suspect is facing another charge: felony fleeing to elude.
A third suspect, a 12-year-old, was charged with conspiracy to commit larceny of a motor vehicle.
Police said they responded to a kidnapping call for service from a woman saying her ‘vehicle was stolen with her 4-year-old child inside.’ Authorities found the car and attempted to stop it, but the suspects didn’t pull over, starting a pursuit.
The incident ended around 7 p.m. when the suspects crashed at North Graham Street and Rumple Road.
Multiple patrol divisions assisted with the search and apprehension efforts.