Police: Teen steals car in Lexington, crashes into stores in Harrodsburg


HARRODSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police say a teenager stole a car in Lexington early Thursday morning and crashed it into two grocery stores in Mercer County.

Harrodsburg Police say the teenager crashed into the front of a Save-A-Lot store and then a Kroger store around 3 a.m. Both stores have damage, according to police.

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Authorities did not say if the teenager is in custody.

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Bobbi McSwine joined the ABC 36 News Team in March 2020. She started as a Web Content Producer in November 2019. She was born and raised in Chicago, IL, known to many as the “Windy City.” She studied journalism at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign. While in school, she had a number of internships ranging from Free Spirit Media, ABC 7 Chicago and Illinois Public Media. She fell in love with writing in high school and paired that with a newfound passion for storytelling in college. She misses her hometown, but she loves the horses and rich history in Lexington. When she’s not working, she’s probably listening to music or binge-watching Netflix. She’s always looking to get to know more people in Central Kentucky, so feel free to shoot her a message on Facebook @BobbiWTVQ, follow her on Twitter @McSwineB_News, or send her an email at bmcswine@wtvq.com.