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3 juveniles arrested after stolen vehicle tracked by Orange County deputies

Suspects involved in armed robbery, car theft in Orlando, deputies say

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Three juveniles were arrested Wednesday after Orange County detectives tracked the stolen vehicle they were traveling in to the Valencia College area, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Christian Marrero said detectives were using investigative methods to track the car that was stolen out of Orlando Tuesday night. The stolen car was also used during an armed robbery in East Orange County at a Circle K. The victim and suspects traveled to the gas station together and were known to each other, Marrero said.

Marrero said through investigative means, deputies surveilled the vehicle and spotted it near Chickasaw Trail and Valencia College Wednesday afternoon. When the three juveniles got into the car to leave, deputies deployed stop sticks.

After two tires went flat on the car, the three individuals inside bailed and were quickly apprehended, Marrero said. A firearm was recovered at the scene, deputies said.

Detectives are interviewing all three suspects and they will face undetermined charges, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Law enforcement will be on scene for a while and people are asked to avoid the area.

There were no injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office.