Juvenile steals ice truck, sending police on a chase

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Published: Sep. 25, 2022 at 11:40 PM EDT
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE Sept. 26,2022

Parkersburg Police Chief Matthew Board said the juvenile is currently being held in a juvenile detention center.

He explained they are waiting for the juvenile petition to be signed, before moving forward with charges.

The name of the minor as yet to be released.

Original Story: Sept. 25,2022

A juvenile stole a Home City Ice truck in Parkersburg, sending law enforcement on a chase Sunday night.

The minor hit three cars during the chase, according to law enforcement.

One person was in their vehicle when hit. They suffered minor injuries.

The juvenile was arrested in Vienna.

The Parkersburg police chief said he’s being charged with theft of a vehicle, fleeing the scene of an accident, and fleeing with reckless indifference.

The chase started around 7:50 PM.

Both Parkersburg and Vienna police were involved.

That’s all the information WTAP has at this time.

We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.