03/16/2013

Video: Child, 12, leads police on off-road pursuit

It took two sets of spike strips to stop the juvenile from fleeing police

By Ray Rivera
WAFB 9

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Authorities have released dash camera video of police officers chasing a 12-year-old boy in an SUV on Interstate 26.

According to Lieutenant Karen Nix with the Goose Creek Police Department, officers received reports of a hit-and-run in the parking lot of Walmart on St. James Avenue around 5:45 p.m.

Nix said officers were traveling east on Highway 176 near Thomason Boulevard when they saw the hit-and-run suspect's SUV, a 2005 Mercury Mariner which had been reported stolen.

Full Story: Police release video of I-26 car chase involving child in stolen SUV

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