Teenagers Allegedly Steal Van from Rochester Mosque

Updated: 07/29/2014 6:53 PM
Created: 07/29/2014 10:35 AM

(ABC 6 News) - Rochester Police say three teenagers stole a vehicle and wrapped it around a tree near downtown Rochester overnight.

Police say the teens admit to finding a van, with its keys still inside, next to the Masjed Abubakr Al-Seddiq Mosque, in downtown Rochester. Police say one teen indicated they were driving fast when they hit a tree on 7th Street Northwest.

Authorities say the teens ran away after the crash, but were later arrested. One teen was taken to  Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus with non-life threatening head injuries.

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