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Akron Police say teen stole truck before leading them in high speed chase

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AKRON -- Police in northeast Ohio say a 13-year-old boy stole a pickup truck, led police on a high-speed chase and rammed a cruiser.
    
It started Sunday afternoon in Akron when a police officer tried to stop a pickup truck that driving the wrong way down a street. The truck took off, leading officers on a chase that reached speeds of 80 mph.
    
At one point, the pickup truck backed up and rammed a cruiser. The chase ended when it drove through a fence and crashed into a truck in a parking lot.
    
The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bit.ly/18t8vo2) reports that the boy was treated at a hospital for minor injuries. Police said he had an outstanding warrant for assault in a prior incident.
    
The truck had been stolen from an apartment complex.
    
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Information from: Akron Beacon Journal, http://www.ohio.com

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