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Driver of stolen vehicle crashes into house in New Hope, man in living room injured

It happened around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
The 3200 block of Independence Ave. 

The 3200 block of Independence Ave. 

A homeowner who was in his living room Tuesday night was injured when the driver of a stolen vehicle crashed into his house in New Hope. 

The incident began around 10 p.m. on the 3200 block of Edgewood Ave. N., according to Crystal Police Department, which reports that an officer spotted the stolen vehicle before the driver fled west on 32nd Ave. at a high rate of speed. 

The officer pursued and the driver crashed into the living room of a home on the 3200 block of Independence Ave., which is just across the city line in New Hope. 

The homeowner suffered minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. 

Police arrested the suspect, noting that the driver has a record of felony warrants for auto theft. 

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