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UPDATE: Two teens accused of stealing vehicles in Wood County


Two teenagers have been arrested after officials say they led officers on an early morning multi-county chase and stole ten vehicles.

According the Wood County Sheriff's Department, deputies were investigating several stolen vehicle reports in the Township of Richfield and the Village of Hewitt. During that investigation, Marshfield police reported that they found one of the vehicles in the City of Marshfield around 2:20 a.m. Friday.

Police report that the driver sped off when officers tried to pull the vehicle over. Officers also report that another vehicle was traveling with the stolen one. The driver of that vehicle led officers on a separate chase.

Marshfield Police report they arrested one suspect when he drove into a Town of Rock hay field.

The Wisconsin State Patrol was able to stop the other vehicle in the Clark County Township of Lynn.

Officers are requesting charges against the 16-year-old and 17-year-old drivers in connection with six stolen vehicles and fleeing officers.

Authorities say the two males stop ten vehicles. Nine of them were in Wood County and one vehicle was stolen in the City of Nekoosa.

No one was injured in the chases.

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