Alabama authorities: 2 girls in truck led police on 30-mile chase


ARGO, Ala. (AP) – Two young girls in a pickup truck led police on a chase of at least 30 miles through metro Birmingham, Alabama.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a report about the unauthorized use of a vehicle over the weekend.

Bessemer police spotted the vehicle Sunday afternoon with an 11-year-old girl and another girl believed to be 11 or 12 inside.

A chase that reached speeds of 80 mph went up Interstate 59 and ended when the truck wound up in a ditch in Argo. State police say neither child was hurt.

Both are in custody awaiting transfer to the Department of Human Resources

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