Teens Charged In Middlesex Traffic Stop

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A pair of 14 and 15-year-old boys are facing charges in Middlesex County after OPP officers ended an early morning joyride.

On Sunday morning, OPP officers tried to pull over a Dodge pickup truck after it ran a stop sign in North Middlesex.

Police allege the vehicle sped away from police, but was eventually stopped by officers.

The 14-year-old driver was charged with flight from police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, take a motor vehicle without consent and –under the Highway Traffic Act– failing to stop at a stop sign.

Both boys were also charged with consuming alcohol underage, under the Liquor Licence Act.

The boys cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.