Police placed four female juveniles into custody after they attempted to run over an officer and flee from police early Sunday morning.
It all happened in Crawfordsville where an officer spotted a van that been stolen from Greencastle.
The girls as all escaped earlier Sunday morning from the ResCare Residential Program in Greencastle which is where the van was stolen from.
The officer stopped the vehicle but the driver put the vehicle in reverse, struck the police car and attempted to run the officer down.
Police said the officer fired several rounds at the vehicle to protect himself and then returned to his police car to chase the van that had fled.
Eventually the van stopped and all four occupants who were between 13 and 17 years old were stopped after a foot chase with several officers involved.