A Lubbock teenager is in custody after leading police in a brief chase and crashing his vehicle Sunday morning.

The incident began at 5 a.m., when police were told someone was passed out in a parked vehicle in the 3700 block of Gary Avenue. When officers arrived to make contact, the suspect drove away, beginning a very short chase with police before crashing into a nearby building.

Seventeen-year-old Aden Tovar was arrested and charged with evading in a vehicle and child endangerment.

Both Tovar and an unidentified juvenile passenger were treated for minor injuries. Lubbock police are still investigating.

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