The 16-year-old Milwaukee boy accused of helping steal two cars from Racine Hyundai last month will be waived into adult court.

Racine County Deputy District Attorney Tricia Hanson told The Journal Times the boy will have his initial appearance at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The boy was apprehended in Milwaukee after police located one of the cars taken from Racine Hyundai in the early morning hours of July 13.

Mount Pleasant Police at 2:06 a.m. July 13 on patrol observed vehicles traveling west on Washington Avenue at a high rate of speed. They started chasing the cars near Commerce Drive and noticed that neither of the cars had a license plate, only a blue and white dealer tag on the rear of the cars. Once the officer turned on his emergency lights and sirens, the drivers refused to pull over.

The pursuit continued onto I-94 but ended at the county line because of safety reasons. The Hyundai dealership, 9503 Washington Avenue, was the fourth car dealership to have had cars stolen and substantial damage done to its building.

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