Teenager charged in high-speed chase

Injured officer doing OK

POSTED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 5:57pm
UPDATED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 10:28pm

Charles Raul Torres, 19, is being charged with Evading Arrest with a Motor Vehicle used as a deadly weapon for an incident that occured last Wednesday.

Torres and an unidentified 32-year-old man were seen driving in a white Hyundai Azera that had been reported stolen earlier in the day.

Torres and the man sped off when confornted by an officer. A high-speed chase then ensued through the streets of residential Killeen.

When officers tried to lay down a spike strip, Torres tried to avoid it and slammed into a police car.

A Killeen police who was in the car was taken to Scott & White Memorial Hospital with a head injury.

That officer has since been discharged and is doing well.

Torres' bond has been set at $110,000.

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