HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say they’re looking for a group-home runaway who apparently stole a car and crashed it on Interstate 70 near Hagerstown.
Witnesses told police the 16-year-old fled the crash scene Tuesday morning and tried to break into a house near Williamsport before the homeowner chased him away.READ MORE: Growing Number Of Covid Deaths Among Vaccinated In Maryland Linked to Diabetes; Hogan Pushes Booster Shots As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
Police say he was driving a Jeep Cherokee with West Virginia tags that was stolen from Allegany County. They say the SUV struck a State Highway Administration mowing vehicle before hitting a guardrail near the I-81 interchange.READ MORE: At Least 10 People Shot, 1 Killed, Over The Weekend In Baltimore
The Department of Juvenile Services says the boy disappeared Monday night from the Salem Children’s Trust group home near Grantsville, about 80 miles from Hagerstown. The home is a private, non-secure facility that contracts with the state agency.MORE NEWS: 'It's Very Inappropriate': Cell Phone Video Captures Sex Act In Woodlawn High School Class
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