Wareham Juvenile Charged with Stealing Car and Dragging Owner
WAREHAM — On Sunday at about 8:15 p.m., a male juvenile stole a car in the parking lot of Cumberland Farms on Main Street.
When the owner of the car, who was in the store, approached the suspect he started to drive away dragging the person several feet.
The stolen vehicle then fled down Main Street and officers followed the car attempting to stop it. The suspect jumped from the car after finally stopping in the area of Hathaway Street near the train tracks.
After a brief foot chase, he was apprehended by officers. The juvenile is being charged with, larceny of a motor vehicle, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and receiving a stolen motor vehicle.
The owner of the car was treated and released from Tobey Hospital.
Wareham Police Department