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Two suspects are in custody after multiple hit-and-runs and attempted burglaries in Odessa early Monday

Odessa PD began responding to hit-and-run calls around 5 a.m. Monday morning
Credit: KWES
A car damaged after multiple hit-and-runs in Odessa Monday morning.

ODESSA, Texas — 1:45 p.m. Update: 

Both suspects are 15-year-old males. Names and mugshots will not be released.

1:00 p.m. Update: 

We now know more details following this morning's hit-and-runs and burglaries in Odessa.

Dozens of calls started coming in at around 5 a.m. to Odessa Police Department, ranging from stolen vehicles, hit and runs, break-ins, to roof hopping.

Officials say two men stole a car and committed two hit-and-runs near Dixie.

Odessa PD then received two more calls about auto burglaries. 

The suspects then tried to break into a parked RV near the intersection of Marfa and Everglade.

The suspects then proceeded on foot, roof-hopping from house to house.

One of the suspects was caught near Marfa and Everglade, the other was caught a few minutes later. 

The second suspect that was caught was also in possession of a handgun. 

The suspects are currently being interviewed by Odessa PD and are facing multiple charges

Police believe the suspects are both juveniles. So even though they committed multiple felonies, the cases will be handled by the Ector County Attorney's office. 

Be sure to check newswest9.com for more updates.

11:15 a.m. Update:

The second suspect has been apprehended. More updates will be provided as they become available.

Original Story:

The Odessa Police Department responded to a call about a stolen car on Monday morning. 

After stealing the car, the two unknown suspects committed three hits and runs on Dixie and burglarized another car.

Police caught up with one of the subjects and arrested them, while the other fled on foot. 

The Odessa police are looking for the second suspect around the Carriage House Apartments area.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Odessa Police is asking the community that if they see anyone who looks suspicious to contact the Odessa Police Department.

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