Three juveniles have been charged with attempting to steal a car in Danbury, police said.
A call for a stolen car at a residence on Austin Street came into Danbury Police at 9:53 p.m. on Friday.
Police said the wife of the Nissan Altima turned on the car before running inside to get an item, police said.
At that time, three juveniles jumped into the car. When the owner of the car confronted the suspects, the young man took out a knife, Danbury Police said.
The officers spotted the car heading northbound on Tamarack Avenue, but when they activated their emergency lights, the suspects didn't stop driving.
After losing sight of the Nissan Altima, police located the unoccupied car on Hawley Road. The three suspects were picked up by Conncecticut STate Police who saw them running within the area, Danbury Police said.
The male juvenile and one of the juvenile female suspect were charged with larceny, conspiracy to commit larceny, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.
The second female suspect was charged the same, in addition to reckless driving, disobeying signal of an officer and operating a car without a license.