2 teens accused of fleeing police in Parma chase

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PARMA, Ohio (WJW) – The Parma Police Department is investigating a vehicle pursuit involving its officers early Tuesday morning.

The chase started around 4:20 a.m.

According to police, officers attempted to pull over the vehicle near Ridge Rd. and Southington Dr.

Police say the driver kept going at a high rate of speed.

Several other departments joined in to help during the pursuit.

Law enforcement eventually dropped stop sticks on I-77.

That flattened one of the tires on the suspect vehicle, eventually bringing the chase to a halt.

The driver was taken into custody. He is 18, however, he has not been charged, so FOX 8 is not naming him at this time.

The passenger was 16-years-old and released to his mother with charges, according to police.

Parma police say the case remains under investigation.

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