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A 17-year-old male's joy ride ended in a clash with police and a crash at a golf course just before midnight on April 20.

The owners of the stolen blue Volkswagon Passat hadn't reported the vehicle stolen before the juvenile caught the attention of a Chula Vista Police officer. The officer noticed the Passat and another suspect in a black Nissan Sentra in the area of East H Street and Auburn Avenue as both vehicles were speeding in tandem.

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Both vehicles sped up upon spotting the police car making a u-turn towards them. They refused to yield as it pursued them northbound on Otay Lakes Road where they reached speeds approaching 80 miles per hour down the two-mile stretch.

According to CVPD, the suspect in the Passat failed to negotiate the right turn at the bottom of the hill at the Bonita Road and Otay Lakes T-intersection. Instead, the vehicle headed straight into the Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course where it crashed into a chain-link fence adjacent to the course's duck pond.

The car flipped over and the suspect attempted to flee the scene on foot but was apprehended by the officer.

He was taken to Juvenile Hall with no injuries and the Nissan got away.

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A 17-year-old male's joy ride ended in a clash with police and a crash at a golf course just before midnight on April 20.

The owners of the stolen blue Volkswagon Passat hadn't reported the vehicle stolen before the juvenile caught the attention of a Chula Vista Police officer. The officer noticed the Passat and another suspect in a black Nissan Sentra in the area of East H Street and Auburn Avenue as both vehicles were speeding in tandem.

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Both vehicles sped up upon spotting the police car making a u-turn towards them. They refused to yield as it pursued them northbound on Otay Lakes Road where they reached speeds approaching 80 miles per hour down the two-mile stretch.

According to CVPD, the suspect in the Passat failed to negotiate the right turn at the bottom of the hill at the Bonita Road and Otay Lakes T-intersection. Instead, the vehicle headed straight into the Chula Vista Municipal Golf Course where it crashed into a chain-link fence adjacent to the course's duck pond.

The car flipped over and the suspect attempted to flee the scene on foot but was apprehended by the officer.

He was taken to Juvenile Hall with no injuries and the Nissan got away.

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