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Two teenagers arrested for impersonating police


CHATHAM, Ill. (AP) -- Two central Illinois teenagers are facing charges after authorities say they impersonated police while used a cellphone app that mimicked sirens and flashing lights.

The 17-year-old and 19-year-old were arrested Thursday. They're each facing a felony charge for impersonating a police officer. The two are being held on $25,000 bond in the Sangamon County jail.

In a statement, authorities say the two tried to pull over multiple motorists earlier this week.

The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports ( ) the teenagers were arrested after 79-year-old man said he was pulled over by an SUV with flashing lights on its dashboard. When he eventually stopped, someone inside the SUV got out and said the man's car had been reported stolen.


Information from: The State Journal-Register,

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