SHORT CHASE: Suspects Charged With Theft

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Two of the suspects involved in a chase Thursday afternoon have been charged with theft and interference with officials acts.

Around 6 p.m. Thursday West Des Moines police responded to a shoplifting report at Valley West Mall.  An officer spotted the suspects in a car leaving the mall. The driver attempted to flee, but lost control and crashed into two other cars near the intersections of Valley West Drive and Western Hills Avenue.

Chezney Fauntleroy, Latisha Griffin and the 15-year-old driver were captured after a brief foot chase.

Police are not releasing the name of the third suspect.