Suspect after crash: “I didn’t know it was stolen!”

Local News

“But I didn’t know it was stolen!”

A juvenile suspect, after other juvenile suspects fled the area, spoke tearfully after being placed in a Davenport squad car. The juvenile was taken into custody after a stolen car crashed shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday in the 200 block of Dixwell Court, Davenport.

The suspect kept saying “I didn’t know it was stolen!” while talking with officers, who searched the area with flashlights and spoke with neighbors. Neighbors watched from windows and porches while officers investigated.

Local 4 News, the only station at the scene, learned several juveniles ran from the area after the crash after a police chase ended with the collision of a stolen black SUV with a parked car.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to Local 4 News, Fox 18 News and for updates. Got a news tip? Forward it to Local 4 on Twitter or Facebook or download our app on your iPhone or Android phone. 

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.