Madison teen arrested in Fitchburg after running from stolen vehicle, police say | 97 Seven Country WGLR – The Tri-States Best Variety of Country

Officers arrested him at the scene and took him to the Dane County Jail on tentative charges of operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent and resisting/obstructing an officer. A 17-year-old passenger was interviewed and released, police said.

Police did not say whether the vehicle was a Kia or Hyundai model, both of which have seen an increase in thefts, but they did say the vehicle was taken from Madison.

Police are also investigating whether the teen is connected to any other stolen vehicle cases in the area.

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News 3 Now is not naming the teen at this time as part of a policy not to name people accused of crimes until they have been formally charged in court. Click here to learn more about the policy. He is currently being held in the Dane County Jail.

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