Illegal street racing in Monrovia leads to juvenile's arrest

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Police arrested a 16-year-old for reckless driving and misdemeanor evasion after the minor fled an incident involving illegal street racing in Monrovia. (KABC)

A juvenile was in custody after police responded to the scene of illegal street racing in Monrovia early Saturday morning.

The Monrovia Police Department arrested a 16-year-old for reckless driving and misdemeanor evasion after the minor fled an incident involving around 50 cars at the intersection of Huntington Drive and Monterey Avenue shortly after 1 a.m.

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All of the vehicles dispersed when police arrived, but the suspect's car collided with a police cruiser following a brief chase and led to the arrest.

Police also detained another juvenile, but the minor was later released.
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