According to the Visalia Police Department, it all happened just after 11:30 am Tuesday. A community service officer and a police officer were in a marked police car when it was hit by the stolen vehicle at Giddings and Tulare.
Four people were inside the stolen vehicle; three of the four ran from the scene on foot, while the 14-year-old male driver continued driving and led officers on a pursuit until he abandoned the stolen sedan at a local cemetery.
Wild incident in Visalia today. A 14-year-old is accused of hitting a @Visaliapd community services vehicle with the stolen car he was driving (three passengers ran from scene) and then leading officers on a short chase which ended at the Visalia Cemetery. @ABC30 pic.twitter.com/zfbRp40z61— Brian Johnson (@BrianABC30) May 19, 2020
The suspect continued to run into a nearby neighborhood, where he was eventually caught by officers. The other three passengers have not been found.
Nobody was injured and the 14-year-old was booked into the Tulare County Juvenile Detention Facility for charges related to being in possession of a stolen vehicle, failure to yield and resisting arrest.