Police officers who witnessed four suspects running from an accident scene in North Lindenhurst late Wednesday discovered the car had been stolen -- launching a search for those involved.

Suffolk County police said the investigation was ongoing early Thursday and declined comment on whether any of the four suspects had been apprehended.

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The accident occurred on North Alleghany Avenue at about 11:50 p.m., police said. It was then that officers spotted four suspects running from the scene of the crash.

Police said the officers determined the vehicle had been stolen -- but had not been reported stolen. Additional details were still emerging.