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2 teens arrested attempting to steal Camaros from Lansing GM plant

Lansing WILX-TV 9/12/2022 Krystle Holleman

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Two 19-year-olds from Detroit were taken into custody Monday morning after reportedly stealing and crashing two Camaros from the GM Lansing Grand River Assembly.

According to authorities, the Lansing police received a call at about 2:30 a.m. from that claimed two men were attempting to steal two Camaros from its southwest parking lot on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Olds Avenue.

Police said the first suspect crashed into a concrete barrier, then tried escaping police on foot but was eventually caught and arrested.

The second suspect made it out of the GM parking lot, then crashed the car into a fence near Michigan Avenue and Canal Street. Police said he tried to evade officers on foot but was caught and arrested.

GM released the following statement regarding the incident:

“General Motors is working with local law enforcement. We will pursue prosecution of the involved individuals to the fullest extent of the law. As we do as a normal course in our operations, we are reviewing our procedures to tighten security at the plant.”

General Motors

The second suspect made it out of the GM parking lot, but then crashed the car into a fence on Michigan and Canal streets. © Provided by Lansing WILX-TV The second suspect made it out of the GM parking lot, but then crashed the car into a fence on Michigan and Canal streets.

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