Two people are under arrest and a third is being sought after police tried to stop a stolen car that then crashed into a church on the East Side early Friday morning.
The incident began about 4:30 a.m. in the vicinity of Doat Street and Burgard Place where officers attempted to pull over the stolen vehicle. The vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and crashed a short time later into a church and the passengers fled on foot.
A man and a woman were apprehended by Ferry-Fillmore officers after a short foot pursuit. A third possible individual is being sought.
The two suspects in police custody were treated at local hospitals for non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the church steps were damaged when the stolen vehicle crashed.
Police did not identify the church or the people who were apprehended.