Seattle police arrest 2 teens accused of hitting pedestrians with cars in November 2023

 Two teenagers in Washington were arrested Thursday, more than two months after they allegedly hit two pedestrians with a car on separate occasions, according to police.

In a news release Thursday, the Seattle Police Department said a detective and Community Response Group officers arrested a 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl in Snohomish County just after 11 a.m. in connection with the Nov. 26 shooting. ,2023, events.

Details regarding the suspects' identities were not released due to their ages.

Seattle police, searching for the suspects, released footage of the vehicle attacks on December 8, prompting both victims, who suffered serious injuries, to contact authorities.

After spending "countless hours" to identify the suspects allegedly involved in the crimes, Seattle Police said officers were able to gather the evidence needed to arrest the boy and girl.

Police also managed to recover the vehicles used in the attacks, which were reported as stolen.

The arrested teens were allegedly involved in two separate incidents in which two vehicles intentionally struck pedestrians in North Seattle on November 26.

At 1:50 p.m., surveillance footage showed a vehicle intentionally hitting a woman on North 107th Street, west of Aurora Avenue North. According to Fox 13 Seattle, cellphone video discovered by detectives allegedly shows someone in the car saying "kill this guy" before running over the woman. In the video, people sitting in the car can be heard laughing while driving.

A similar incident occurred at an undetermined time the same day in the 9600 block of Aurora Avenue North. Seattle police said cellphone video of the incident shows the driver targeting a person walking in the bus lane before attacking them from behind, sending them flying over the hood of the car.

"Based on the speed of the collision, it is likely that the victims sustained serious injuries," Seattle Police said in December.

Both teens were charged with assault, possession of a stolen vehicle and investigation of a hit-and-run with injuries.

He was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center.

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