Police: Couple steals vacuum cleaner from Broken Arrow Walmart, leads police on chase into Tulsa

TULSA - A couple is behind bars after leading Broken Arrow and Tulsa police on a car chase overnight.

It ended in the parking lot of a church near 101st and Yale when the car hit a pole.

Authorities say it began with a stolen vacuum cleaner.

BA police say the couple stole the vacuum from Walmart near 61st and Elm, and the chase started when police tried to stop the driver for running a stop sign.

The couple sped into Tulsa where TPD used helicopters to track them, police say.

The driver ended up crashing into a pole, then took off on foot.  He was caught minutes later. 

The woman was found hiding near some bushes.

Police are holding the two for running a stop sign and speeding among other charges.

Their names haven't been released.

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