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Boy, 10, leads police on 45-mile car chase in Cleveland

A 10-year-old boy, who stole a car belonging to his mother’s boyfriend, led Cleveland police on a 45-mile car chase that topped 100mph becuase he was bored.  

Dashcam video from the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows the moment the boy drove into a ditch to avoid spike strips near the Ohio turnpike in Milan. 

The boy continues driving on the opposite side of a metal barrier as he flees the officers. 

‘We are not going to let him get back on the highway,’ an officer in the video is heard saying. 

A 10-year-old boy, who stole a car belonging to his mother’s boyfriend, led Cleveland police on a 45-mile car chase that topped 100mph becuase he was bored. Dashcam video from the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows the moment the boy drove into a ditch (above) to avoid spike strips

The boy continues driving on the opposite side of a metal barrier (right) as he flees the officers. 'We are not going to let him get back on the highway,' an officer in the video is heard saying

The boy continues driving on the opposite side of a metal barrier (right) as he flees the officers. ‘We are not going to let him get back on the highway,’ an officer in the video is heard saying

Officers said the traffic was stopped behind them due to safety concerns.  

At least five patrol cars surrounded the silver car, blocking him from getting back on the road. 

‘Can you advise on intentional contact to stop him?’ one officer is heard asking. 

As the officers maneuver around a tractor-trailer, an officer finds an opening allowing him to intentionally hit the car in order to bring it to a stop. 

The video shows the officer ram the car that then knocks over a road sign as the child tried to turn the wheel. 

Officers are then seen racing to the car as they demand the child roll down the window and get out of the car. 

As the officers maneuver around a tractor-trailer, an officer finds an opening allowing him to intentionally hit the car (right) in order to bring it to a stop

As the officers maneuver around a tractor-trailer, an officer finds an opening allowing him to intentionally hit the car (right) in order to bring it to a stop

The video shows the officer ram the car that then knocks over a road sign (pictured) as the child tried to turn the wheel

The video shows the officer ram the car that then knocks over a road sign (pictured) as the child tried to turn the wheel

‘Break the window! Break the window!’ one officer yells repeatedly. But the child rolls the window down before the officer damages the car.     

Troopers are then seen pulling the boy out of the car through the window. He kicked at the troopers and spit on them off camera, state patrol Lt Richard Reeder told Cleveland.com. 

Authorities handcuffed the child and put him in the back of one of the cruisers. 

The boy told the officers he took his mother’s car because he was bored. 

It all started around 8.30am when the boy was waiting for his sister to take him to school. But while he was waiting, he decided to take the car. 

His mother’s boyfriend called police and his mother jumped in her car and followed him. 

Officers (pictured) are then seen racing to the car as they demand the child roll down the window and get out of the car.

Officers (pictured) are then seen racing to the car as they demand the child roll down the window and get out of the car.

Troopers are then seen pulling the boy (pictured in red) out of the car through the window. He kicked at the troopers and spit on them off camera, state patrol Lt Richard Reeder said

Troopers are then seen pulling the boy (pictured in red) out of the car through the window. He kicked at the troopers and spit on them off camera, state patrol Lt Richard Reeder said

The frantic mother also called 911 and told dispatchers she was following her son as he drove on West 117th Street, then onto Interstate 90.

At one point, a trooper pulled up next to the boy and motioned for him to stop. The boy shook his head and sped up, police told the news outlet. 

Shocked drivers also called police about the child driving at high speeds that topped 100mph. 

The chase ended at 9.49am, about an hour after he took off. No one was injured in the incident and no other cars were damaged during the chase. 

His mother told police that it was the second time her son took a family member’s car for a joyride in two weeks, according to Cleveland.com.

The other incident took place on October 16. But he didn’t get far because the car had three flat tires.  

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