People were enjoying the Blues-Red Wings game at the Hooter’s restaurant in downtown St. Louis Thrusday evening when a car came crashing into the building, setting everything ablaze.
The accident occurred just after 9 p.m.
No one inside the restaurant was injured in the accident.
Police say two teens, 17 and 18, were in a stolen vehicle. Officers spotted the car earlier in the evening but eventually lost site of it. Lt. Donnell Moore says the next time officers saw the car, it was at the crash scene.
Moore says the stolen car crashed into a vehicle that was parked outside of Hooters, causing the parked car to catch fire and slam into the restaurant.
Police say the two suspects ran away but were found a short time later, hiding in a near-by parking garage. The teens had minor injuries.
The suspects names are not being released at this time. Police say the teens face several charges and they have been wanted by police for several robberies in the downtown St. Louis area. Police also say they found a handgun in the stolen vehicle.
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