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12-year-old girl leads police on high speed highway chase

By Mason White 5:51 AM February 21, 2013
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By: Eva Fett
(Scroll down for video) A little girl led police on a high speed highway chase after she got mad on her father, according to video uploaded to the internet.

Police said that a 12-year-old girl from South Carolina led police on a high speed chase through part of Charlotte.

Investigators said that the girl got into an argument with her father Monday night in their Gaffney, South Carolina, home. After the argument, the girl waited for her father to fall asleep before jumping into his van to go see her friend in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

The police saw the van about 50 miles away driving about 20 miles per hour on Interstate 77, in Charlotte. She did not stop until authorities forced her off the road near Interstate 85. The girl’s top speed reached 70 miles per hour, according to police reports.

She was charged with several traffic violations and her family was contacted by authorities. Police are still investigating the incident leading up to the chase incident.

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