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Stolen SUV crashes in Hartford

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Police are investigating a crash involving a stolen car in Hartford Thursday morning. (WFSB) Police are investigating a crash involving a stolen car in Hartford Thursday morning. (WFSB)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

An investigation is underway after Hartford police said a stolen SUV crashed on Capitol Avenue.

According to officials, the SUV, a Infinti Q50, was stolen out of Manchester. 

Police were called to the scene at 3:20 a.m. at Capitol Ave. and Forest Street.

They said they noticed the Infiniti driving recklessly in the city. They said they don't pursue stolen vehicles and instead use other means to stop them.

At some point, the driver lose control and the vehicle rolled over on Capitol Avenue. Anyone in the vehicle fled on foot, police said. 

The SUV has extensive damage.

A K-9 unit from Wethersfield was called in to help but did not find any traces of a suspect.

Police said they are searching the vehicle for evidence.

They said the case is now a joint investigation between Hartford and Manchester police.

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