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Teen sentenced for injuring Buffalo police officers while attempting to flee arrest

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A teenager has been sentenced to up to three years in prison for injuring police officers while running from arrest.

The Erie County DA’s Office says the 16-year-old boy from Buffalo was found in a stolen car at a gas station on Bailey and Langfield Avenues back in June.

When police approached him, the teen put the car in reverse, and an open passenger door injured an officer.

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The teen then tried to drive off, before hitting another car, which then hit a patrol car.

He then ran off, but was eventually arrested.

The teen pleaded guilty to charges in September.

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