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Teens arrested after chase ends with car stuck between pole and tree

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police arrested two 16-year-olds following a short pursuit Saturday night that ended with the teens’ vehicle stuck between a pole and a tree.

Officers from the North Precinct and the Gang Enforcement Team arrested the two at Northeast 13th Avenue and Emerson Street around 6:35 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle was taking to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was later arrested on charges of attempting to elude officers and reckless driving.

Police officers reported finding a loaded handgun the coat pocket of the passenger, who was arrested on gun charges.

Both teens were taken to the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Home. Investigators also said both were known to officers as gang affiliates.

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