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Rochester teen arrested for stealing vehicle, leading authorities on pursuit

The 17-year-old is facing several charges.

Posted: Aug 14, 2019 11:03 AM
Updated: Aug 14, 2019 1:23 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A Rochester teen is facing several charges for stealing a vehicle.

The 17-year-old was arrested Tuesday evening. He is charged with felony motor vehicle theft, fleeing on foot, criminal vehicular operation, and reckless driving.

Police say the teen admitted to stealing a 2019 Chevy Equinox from the 100 block of West Center Street on Monday. The owner left her key fob in the car and the doors were unlocked.

Police say the teen also admitted to stealing a 2019 Ford Raptor from 2nd St. SW on August 11th. They say the teen has a history of stealing cars that are parked, unlocked with keys in them.

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