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2 suspected car thieves arrested after police chase ends on I-285, cops say
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2 suspected car thieves arrested after police chase ends on I-285, cops say

2 suspected car thieves arrested after police chase ends on I-285, cops say
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A police chase ended with two arrested Wednesday evening.

2 suspected car thieves arrested after police chase ends on I-285, cops say

Officers and deputies from three counties arrested two suspects on I-285 after a police chase Wednesday evening, authorities said.

Two suspects, who have not been identified, are accused of stealing a car and leading authorities on a chase from Coweta County to Cobb County, Channel 2 Action News reported. The chase ended on I-285 North near South Cobb Drive just before 7:45 p.m.

The incident blocked several right lanes of the interstate, according to the WSB 24-hour Traffic Center.


Atlanta and Cobb police assisted Coweta deputies in the chase, Channel 2 reported. Coweta deputies took the two people into custody, and it’s unclear what charges they will face.

About 8:30 p.m., a tow truck came to the scene to take the suspected stolen car away, the news station reported. No one was hurt during the chase and arrest.

AJC.com has reached out to the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office for more information.

— Please return to AJC.com for updates.

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