14-Year-Old Leads California Cops On High-Speed Chase

After the driver of a stolen vehicle led them on a high-speed chase on Sunday, police in Stockton, California were shocked to discover who had skillfully dodged them up until that point: a 14-year-old boy!

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The chase began at about 4 p.m., when a Stockton police officer spotted a car that had been reported stolen...

When he tried to stop the vehicle, however, the driver sped up -- prompting a full-blown chase through the city, according to the Stockton Police Department.

When officers finally boxed in the stolen vehicle, the driver exited and tried evading police on foot -- which is when they realized they'd been chasing a young teen, a police rep says! The surprised officers took him into custody on charges of evading, possession of a stolen vehicle and resisting arrest, documents reveal.

Read the full report on CBS News.

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