Police: Two juveniles shoplifted, fled in stolen car, crashed in Southington

SOUTHINGTON — Two juveniles were taken into custody Monday after police said they shoplifted from a local package store, drove off in a stolen car and struck two cars and a trailer. 

A male and female juvenile were taken into custody, police said. 

Officers responded to a report of a shoplifting at Queen Street Liquors, 1079 Queen St., Lt. Keith Egan said Monday. The suspects, a male and female juvenile, drove off down Aircraft Road, struck two cars and a trailer and fled on foot. The Auto Theft Task Force was notified. Officers later found the juveniles and they were taken into custody. 

The car they were using was reported stolen, Egan said. No other information was immediately available. 

-Lauren Sellew, Record-Journal


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