Teen arrested after crashing stolen car in Porterville

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Porterville police arrested a 14-year-old for stealing a car on Sunday morning.

Officers received a signal from a Lo-Jack device reporting a stolen vehicle was traveling in the area of Westfield near Main Street.

Investigators soon spotted the car and tried to stop it. The driver collided with a wooden fence on Westfield near Howland.

Three people ran from the vehicle, and officers caught the 14-year-old boy. The others have not yet been found.

The teen was arrested and booked on several counts, including possession of a stolen vehicle and hit and run charges.
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