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12-year-old leads police on high speed chase

A pursuit in Tennessee turned out to be a bit more than police expected, and it was all caught on tape.  

An officer in La Vergne, Tennessee pursued a vehicle seen on his dashboard camera through a neighborhood, reaching speeds up to 70 miles an hour.

The vehicle eventually came to a stop and when the officer approached, he found a 12-year old behind the and a six-year old in the passenger seat.

The two boys had decided to take their mother's car for a joyride while she was at work.

Now the 12-year-old now faces felony charges and remains in a juvenile detention center.

Neighbors say they boys had been driving around for a week before finally getting caught.    

 

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