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16-Year-Old Boy Leads Police On High-Speed Chase

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase that looped around the Salt Lake Valley and ended with a foot pursuit.

KSL-TV reports ( a West Valley City police officer approached a vehicle with no headlights at about 3 a.m. Monday. The officer asked the driver questions through the window, but was suspicious of the boy’s answers.

The teenager reportedly sped away and began a chase that lasted about 15 minutes, reaching speeds of 90 mph.

The boy lost control of the vehicle and fled on foot, but was caught and booked on several charges.

Officials say the vehicle the teen was driving had been stolen from an area near where officers believe he lives.

Information from: KSL-TV,

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