West Virginia Runaways
London Police were contacted by a West Virginia law enforcement agency regarding runaway juveniles possibly in the city on Sunday March 14th at approximately 18:50hrs. The juveniles were reportedly in a vehicle stolen from West Virginia. An officer located the vehicle near Park Ave and Columbia Ave in a parking lot. Five juveniles, three white males and two white females were apprehended without incident in the vehicle. The three males were transported to COYC pending receiving stolen property charges and the parents obtaining custody. One male was also charged with mishandling a firearm in a motor vehicle as a .22 caliber rifle was found in the vehicle. The two female juveniles were transported to Madison Health for treatment of injuries occurring from a motor vehicle crash in another stolen vehicle that occurred in West Virginia. No injuries occurred in the incident locally. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the apprehension.