Boy, 13, 'caught driving stolen car at 100mph' in high-speed police chase

A 13-year-old boy was caught driving a stolen car at speeds of up to 100mph, police have said.

He was apprehended at the end of a high-speed police chase during which he had attempted to give officers the slip.

The boy was behind the wheel of a Volkswagen Golf which was taken during a burglary in Shipley, near Bradford, an officer said.

West Yorkshire Police officers pursued it at high speeds for about five miles before bringing it to a halt with spikes in the early hours of Monday morning.


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Another male was in the car and was also arrested.

PC Benjamin Pearson, a road traffic officer with the force, tweeted an image of the dark vehicle at 5.21am.

He wrote: "Stolen Golf from a burglary in Shipley, picked up in Keighley and pursued at 100mph to Bingley where it was stung.

"2 x males were arrested.

"Shocking to find the driver was only 13 years old!!"

This article originally appeared on Yahoo

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