Juvenile suspects fleeing police in stolen car crash into Reading office building

Two juvenile suspects are in custody after fleeing police in a stolen car, which crashed into an office building in Reading Monday afternoon.

According to police on-scene, officers spotted the stolen vehicle near 5th Street. A chase ensued with the driver traveling the wrong way on Court Street.

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The stolen vehicle then crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of 3rd and Court Streets. Both vehicles then crashed into the Berks County Community Foundation building located on the corner of the intersection.

View from inside the Berks County Community Foundation lobby.

Police say the two juveniles initially fled on foot, but were later caught by officers.

The driver of the second vehicle was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained in the crash, condition unknown.

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Intersection was closed for over an hour for the investigation.

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