PISCATAWAY, NJ — Two juveniles and two men are facing a long list of charges stemming from a police chase through three counties that ended in a multi-car crash on Stelton Road and a foot chase through Piscataway neighborhoods on Wednesday.

A State Police spokesman said the car chase began in Readington Township in Hunterdon County when New Jersey State Troopers attempted to stop a stolen black Lexus SUV on Route 78 East that was wanted by the Flemington Borough Police in connection with an investigation there.

The car’s driver, a 16-year-old male juvenile failed to stop and was pursued by troopers in marked vehicles using lights and sirens, police said on Thursday.

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The driver, whose name was not released continued onto Route 287 South through Somerset County and got off at Exit 8 for Centennial Avenue in Piscataway in Middlesex County.

He later crashed into two vehicles on Stelton Road near the WaWa convenience store before the SUV became disabled, said police.

Four people fled on foot but apprehended after police searched the surrounding area, they said.

Investigators found a 9mm gun in the vehicle which had been reported stolen in Brooklyn, NY, said police.

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The 16-year-old was charged with eluding, aggravated assault, receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a large capacity magazine, resisting arrest by flight, and obstructing the administration of law.

A 17-year-old juvenile was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a large capacity magazine, resisting arrest by flight, and obstructing the administration of law.

Marcus Narcisse, 18, of Brooklyn, NY was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a large capacity magazine, resisting arrest by flight, and obstructing the administration of law.

Jose Mangual-Berrios, 22, of Brooklyn, NY was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a large capacity magazine, resisting arrest by flight, obstructing the administration of law and possession of a control dangerous substance.

Piscataway Police and South Plainfield Police assisted with locating the suspects and at the scene of the crash.

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