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A sixteen-yr-previous faces felony costs.

CLARKSTOWN – A police canine helped nab a sixteen-yr-previous Bardonia boy who ran from officers after ditching a stolen automotive on Monday, police stated.

Clarkstown police, who haven’t launched the boy’s identify, stated they started pursuing him round 10:30 p.m. after he was reported to be driving a stolen 2014 Ford Fusion in Bardonia.

Officers discovered him close to Schweizer Lane and Ludvigh Street and he led them on a quick pursuit, police stated. He ditched the automotive close to the Nanuet firehouse and ran towards the practice tracks behind the firehouse, police stated.

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The boy ignored officers’ commands and had to be forcibly restrained by their dog, Remy, police said. He was taken to Nyack Hospital for evaluation.

The boy was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, felonies, and a misdemeanor count of second-degree reckless endangerment. He also faces 14 summonses for traffic violations.

Police said the boy was arraigned in Clarkstown Town Court, where he is due back on Wednesday, and is being held at the Rockland County jail on $5,000 bail.

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