Two people arrested after car crashes on Augustana University campus

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Two people who led police on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle and crashed on the Augustana University campus have been arrested, police say.

At police briefing on Wednesday, Officer Sam Clemens said that a car crashed into a tree on the Augustana University campus just after 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Clemens said the pursuit began when a man and a woman in the car were approached by another man who told the driver to get out of the vehicle. When the man refused to get out, the suspect began stabbing him. Police say the victim got out and the suspect and the woman took off in the vehicle from the area of 5,000 block of West 40th Street.

Police caught up with the vehicle near Madison Street and I-29. The suspects led police on a pursuit in Sioux Falls. The pursuit came to an end on the Augustana University campus.

Boru Guye Wako, 35, of Sioux Falls was arrested for robbery, grand theft, eluding and assault. The passenger, 20-year-old Tawney FoolBull, was arrested for aiding and abetting.

Police aren’t sure of the relationship between the suspects and victim.

Police say the victim wasn’t seriously injured.

A KELOLAND News crew was on scene and was able to get video from the crash. The vehicle ended up in front of a residence hall on campus. In the video, you can see the car received front-end damage.

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