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Chicago police car rear-ended by Mercedes taken in carjacking being pursued by ISP

CHICAGO (WLS) — A Mercedes Benz taken during a carjacking and being pursued by Illinois State Police crashed into a Chicago police vehicle Tuesday morning on the South Side, police said.

Two juvenile suspects were in the Mercedes Benz SUV when they were observed by a CPD helicopter and were being pursued by state troopers, police said.

The Mercedes then rear-ended a marked CPD vehicle in the 4800-block of South Wells Street just after midnight, police said. The two officers inside the vehicle were not injured.

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The suspects fled from the SUV in the 6700-block of South Union Avenue and were taken into custody after a brief foot chase, police said.

Area One detectives are investigating and charges against the suspects are pending.

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