MT. Juliet, Tenn. (WKRN) – Officials in Mt. Juliet have taken two teens into custody after they fled from a crash involving a stolen vehicle Saturday afternoon.

According to Mt. Juliet police, the crash occurred in the eastbound lanes of I-40 near mile marker 224 around 12:30 p.m. Officers said two Hispanic males wearing all black clothing ran away from the crash towards John Hager Road.

Mt. Juliet police continued to search the John Hager Road, Carver Lane, and Alvin Sperry Road areas for the two males on Saturday afternoon until the two teens were apprehended.

The suspects were identified as two 16-year-old males who were listed as armed and dangerous and missing from Nashville. Officials say one teen was armed with a stolen handgun and the other teen was wanted out of Franklin County.

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The two teens were apprehended by Mt. Juliet police on Carver Lane Road. Authorities say during the pursuit, officers were alerted to a stolen Jeep Liberty out of Nashville that was in the search area. According to Mt. Juliet police, that vehicle is believed to have been in the area to pick up the crash suspects. Officers pursued the Jeep Liberty out of the city but later discontinued the pursuit due to speeds.

No other information was immediately released.

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