- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

PHOENIX (AP) - A suspect ran off after the crash of a stolen sports car that was clocked going 91 mph on a Phoenix-area freeway, triggering a search that included checking dozens of parked school buses before officers found the suspect in a neighborhood several blocks away.

The incident began at about 6 a.m. Tuesday in Peoria when a state trooper tried to pull over the speeding red Chevrolet Camaro on State Route 101.

The car exited the freeway and then collided with two other vehicles at an intersection.

Three suspects remained in the car and were taken into custody. Their identities weren’t released but police said they’re apparently juveniles.

Department of Public Safety and Peoria Police Department officers swarmed the area after the fourth suspect, a male also believed to be a juvenile, ran off.

The crash occurred as Peoria Unified School District buses in a nearby bus yard were poised to leave on their morning routes.

Police looking for the fourth suspect searched approximately 30 buses before the suspect was caught elsewhere and police gave school officials an all-clear, district spokeswoman Danielle Airey said.

No gun was found in the car or on any of the suspects, but it was thought they might be armed because a small-caliber handgun was used during the robbery of the car from a Phoenix home on Monday, police said.

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