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BOY, 11, ARRESTED AFTER TWO-STATE CHASE

An 11-year old boy was arrested Wednesday after taking his parents' car and leading police on a two-state, high-speed car chase at speeds up to 110 mph, Kennett police said Thursday.

The boy was driving while wearing in-line roller skates, a helmet, and knee and elbow pads purchased with his father's automated-teller machine card.

"He's just lucky he didn't kill anyone," a police spokeswoman said.

Arkansas police became suspicious after noticing how young the driver looked and chased the car to Missouri, where it was finally stopped when its four tires were punctured by spikes placed on the highway by police.

The boy was taken into juvenile custody.

His father picked up the car and his ATM card from Kennett police Thursday, the spokeswoman said.

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