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Guthrie teen flips stolen car

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GUTHRIE, Okla. -- A  joy ride ends in a crash. A Guthrie teenager takes off in a stolen car, just before 5 a.m. Monday morning.

The vehicle flipped and crashed near Guthrie Upper Elementary.

Police don't know how that teen got out of the car and managed to get away from officers.

"The only thing I know it was stolen by a teenager and landed here," Glendon Birdwell says as he looks over the property it crashed on.

"They said it flipped, I don't know how many times," Birdwell said.

Guthrie Police say the car was taken by a teenager.

They say the teen used it to drop off another teenager at a home, and that's when the teen driver noticed another car was following close behind.

Moments later, the teen driver went off the road at Walnut and Crooks Dr.

"He just couldn't recover and stop anymore," Birdwell said.

A broken side mirror is part of what's left of the car that came crashing through. Police say he still managed to ran away after crashing into the creek.

"It's not the first time it's happened, normally it's a drunk driver," Birdwell said.

A neighbor, Philip Moseley, says he was asleep during this incident but says he's seen it happen too many times.

"Someone is liable to get killed on of these days," Moseley said.

"Well, the city should put up a barrier, that would be a good thing to do," Moseley added.

Guthrie Police say they know who the suspect is, but they are still looking for the teen to be arrested and charged.