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Teens crash stolen car into electrical boxes, hide in gas station bathroom, police say

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police officers helped apprehend two teenagers after a stolen car crashed into electrical boxes on the city's east side Wednesday night. 

Police said the crash happened on South Baldwin Street near East Washington Avenue around 9:30 p.m.

According to the report, a Maple Bluff officer had attempted to pull over the car, which had been reported as stolen out of Waunakee.

The boys -- one 15-year-old and a 16-year-old, both of Madison -- fled but were found hiding inside a bathroom at a Williamson Street gas station, police said. Community members helped direct police to their location.

Waunakee police are handling the stolen car case and Maple Bluff police the hit-and-run, officials said.


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