10-year-old steals mom’s car, leads cops on hair-raising car chase (video)


A 10-year-old boy was taken into custody Thursday, after stealing the family car and leading Ohio state police on a wild, 100 mph car chase down the interstate.

The boy’s father reported his son as missing after he took off in their car about 9 a.m. Thursday morning. Traveling west on Interstate 90,  with the Ohio State Highway Patrol in hot pursuit, the boy drove as fast as 100 mph before cops forced him off the road.

Not to be outdone, the young driver continued driving as fast as he could in the ditch beside the road until police cars finally forced him to stop and he struck a sign.

When officers tried to get him out of the car, he became very combative, but neither the cops, nor the child, were injured in the end.

The boy was charged with willfully fleeing and eluding, and detained in a juvenile detention center overnight. He was released back to his mother after appearing in court the next day.

ABC News noted this is not the first time the boy has pulled the stunt. On Oct. 16, he became “bored” and took his mother’s Dodge Charger out for a drive, and was later found driving with three flat tires on Interstate 90. He was also charged in that case, which is still pending.

Watch videos below of the wild chase.

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