Juvenile leads police on high speed chase

GADSDEN, AL (WBRC) – The Etowah County Sheriff's Department says a juvenile has been taken into custody after stealing a truck and taking deputies on a high speed chase.

The suspect faces a first degree theft of property charge after stealing a 1999 black Ford F150 pickup truck around 9:30 p.m. on Monday from a residence on Lay Springs Road.

After taking the truck, the suspect led deputies on a chase in excess of 100 mph from Highway 431 at Noccalula Road to Interstate 59 North. The driver stopped near mile marker 192 and was apprehended. He was taken to the Coosa Valley Detention Center in Anniston.

The vehicle was returned to its owner without damage.

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