UPDATE: DAVENPORT, Iowa - Police are still looking for one more juvenile after a car chase ended in Davenport on July 25.
According to a Bettendorf Police Department press release, seven out of eight suspects involved in a stolen car were apprehended today. The suspects' ages range from 13 to 16. Six were female and one was male. Each one was charged with 1st Degree Theft, which is a felony. They were then released to their parents.
The stolen car was a 2014 Ford Explorer from Bettendorf. A silver Chevy was also reported stolen around the same time. Police are still trying to locate this vehicle.
EARLIER: Police responded this morning around 4:15 to the 25000 block of Valley Drive in Bettendorf for reports of people breaking into garages in the area. When they made contact with the suspects, they found that their car was stolen, a Bettendorf officer said.
An officer on scene said the police chased the car to the corner of Jersey Ridge Road and Kimberly Road in Davenport. There, officers used stop sticks, a tire deflation device. The vehicle came to a stop, and the eight juveniles inside all ran.
According to Bettendorf police, seven of the eight have been taken into custody. No one was injured.