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Three teen girls injured in West Auckland police car chase

Three teenagers have been injured while fleeing police in a car chase in West Auckland.

Officers in a passing car saw a vehicle run a red light at high speed in Massey just before 1.30am, police said.

They pursued the car, which was stolen, for about 40 seconds before it rolled on a corner.

They said three teenage girls in the car, aged from 13 to 17, were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The teenagers will be referred to Youth Aid.

rnz.co.nz

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