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2 juveniles steal car at knifepoint in West Palm Beach, police chase ends in crash

Posted: 6:14 PM, May 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-05 15:57:14Z
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Two juveniles were arrested after police say they stole a car at knifepoint and then crashed into two vehicles during a police pursuit.

On Saturday, two minors stole a Hyundai in the area near 4415 Broadway Avenue in West Palm Beach at 5:45 a.m.

At 4:50 p.m. the suspects were spotted near Banyan Boulevard and Tamarind Avenue.

Police pursued the suspects to the area of Parker Avenue and Southern Boulevard. During the chase the suspect vehicle ran a red light, striking two vehicles - first a BMW and then a Mercury.

Both suspects were arrested and transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.

No one in the other cars was injured.